2023

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#CBALC – ICYMI

The world of social media is fast-paced and tends to slip by while you’re busy doing other things. So just in case you missed the CBA Legal Conference in Calgary, or were too busy enjoying it to catch our coverage of the event, we’ve collected some links to articles and photos to help you live – or relive – the event. It’ll be almost like being there.

CBA’s SIRD Project supports toll-free helpline to report human rights violations in Kenya

Protests against heavy handed policing have taken centre stage globally in recent weeks, forcing difficult conversations about the disproportionate use of force by police against ethnic minorities. The calls for reform are louder and closer to home than many might have originally thought. Yet the prevalence of police brutality in developing countries is surging for altogether different reasons.

COVID-19 Legal and Justice System Updates

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada front offices are closed, meaning that hand-delivered correspondence is no longer accepted. COVID-related measures are in place to grant temporary extensions  Read more.

CBA calls Victims Bill of Rights Act an important step for victims

While the CBA calls the Victims Bill of Rights Act (Bill C-32) an important step for victims of crime, it is recommending changes to improve the Bill’s ability to withstand possible constitutional scrutiny, protect prosecutorial independence and ensure that the criminal justice system is in fact able to deliver on any rights promised to victims of crime.