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Making a difference abroad: CBA’s Young Lawyers International Program is back

  • February 05, 2018

The CBA International Initiatives is thrilled to announce that they have been selected by Global Affairs Canada as a grant recipient for its Young Lawyers Intern Program (YLIP). The grant will provide YLIP with funding for 32 interns each year, over the next four years, to be placed with organizations in developing countries.

Caitlin Pakosh winner of 2017 Walter Owen Book Prize

  • August 18, 2017

The Foundation for Legal Research has awarded the 2017 Walter Owen Book Prize to Caitlin Pakosh, senior staff lawyer at Innocence Canada, for the book The Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences, published in 2016 by Irwin Law.

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.

Running to Help get Ottawa Youth Off the Streets

  • April 26, 2017

On Friday, April 28, some 400 runners and walkers – including lawyers, judges, and the public – are expected to participate in the annual Law Day 5KM Fun Run & Walk at Ottawa City Hall’s Marion Dewar Plaza.