Media Advisory – Canadian Bar Association Annual Meeting 2017

  • August 15, 2017

The Canadian Bar Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting takes place in Montreal on August 17. Resolutions that will be debated and voted on include new CBA bylaws and regulations, the need for a national commissioner for children and youth, and a denunciation of the violence against gay and bisexual men in Chechnya.

During the meeting, incoming president Kerry Simmons will accept the chain of office and talk about her priorities for her year-long term.

What: The CBA Annual Meeting

When: August 17, 1:00-3:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Press: Media are invited to attend the meeting in Montreal or to watch remotely from their desks. For accreditation or online access information, please contact Katya Hodge.

Follow @CBA_news for meeting news.


CBA 2017 resolutions
The Canadian Bar Association

About the CBA

The CBA is dedicated to support for the rule of law, and improvement in the law and the administration of justice. Some 36,000 lawyers, notaries in Quebec, law teachers, and law students from across Canada are members.