CBA pleased by much in Liberals’ first budget

  • March 30, 2016

The government tabled a budget on March 22, its first since winning the election last October. As usual, the punditocracy and special interest groups lined up to weigh in; claims that there was not enough of this, or too much of that, or of election promises being broken here and there were mixed with a smattering of applause.

Determining the (pay) scales of justice

  • March 29, 2016

What price justice? The CBA doesn’t put a figure on it, but it does recommend a number of principles be adopted by the commission calculating the appropriate pay for federally-appointed judges and prothonotaries.

Dying with dignity – however you define it

  • February 24, 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision in Carter a year ago, giving the federal government 12 months to adjust the Criminal Code to the ruling, which struck down Canada’s assisted dying laws as unconstitutional.