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The Canadian Bar Association publishes a report on pay equity in the legal profession

  • March 08, 2022

To mark International Women’s Day today, the Canadian Bar Association is releasing Pay Equity in the Legal Profession, a report outlining the results of a roundtable held by the CBA Women Lawyers Forum in 2021. The goal of the roundtable was to gather qualitative data on Canadian lawyers’ experiences, perceptions, and opinions about gender and pay equity in the legal profession.

Statement from the CBA President Stephen Rotstein

  • February 15, 2022

In light of the current blockades and occupations across Canada, the Canadian Bar Association reiterates the importance of the rule of law and the value of rights and freedoms as constitutional principles of Canadian democracy.

CBA announces 2022 award honorees at virtual AGM

  • February 07, 2022

Ottawa, February 7, 2022 - Each year at its Annual General Meeting the Canadian Bar Association honours members of the legal profession whose contributions to the Association, the legal profession and the justice system mark them out as deserving of special recognition.

Johanne C. Bray Q.C.

  • January 17, 2022

Johanne C. Bray Q.C. has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Bar Association, effective February 7, 2022.