Season 4

Stephen Rotstein made wellness and mental health one of his key priorities. He will also emphasize the importance for legal professionals to use their skills and help improve their own communities by volunteering in community projects or social causes that are important to them.  

Episodes

Advocate for Change – Caitlin Urquhart

Conversations with the President
May 2022

CBA President Stephen Rotstein in Conversation with Caitlin Urquhart. They discuss volunteerism, systemic racism, mental health, and social media.

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Best of Stephen Rotstein & Guests on Mental Health

Conversations with the President
May 2022

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Conversations with the President Mental Health Week Special: Highlights from Stephen Rotstein’s conversations with Justice Michele Hollins, Kendra Goertzen and Caitlin Urquhart.

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CBA Pro Bono Initiatives: Ukraine – Afghanistan

Conversations with the President
April 2022

Stephen Rotstein speaks to CBA Pro Bono Initiatives Coordinator Bjorna Shkurti about how CBA Lawyers are helping refugees from Ukraine and Afghanistan, and about her own remarkable journey from war-torn Albania to the Alberta Bar.

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Overcoming addiction with Kendra Goertzen

Conversations with the President
March 2022

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CBA President, Stephen Rotstein, has a heartfelt conversation with Kendra Goertzen, the inaugural recipient of the Grant Davis Collegiality and Wellbeing Award, granted by the Manitoba branch of the CBA.

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Building Communities with Tom Ullyett

Conversations with the President
February 2022

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CBA President, Stephen Rotstein, meets with Tom Ullyett, chair of the Employment Standards Board, a member of the Yukon University’s Board of Governors and co-chair of the Yukon branch Public Sector’s Lawyer’s section. He’s recognized for being a community builder who’s helped support a generation of Yukon public sector lawyers.

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Living through Depression: Michele Hollins's story

Conversations with the President
January 2022

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CBA President, Stephen Rotstein, speaks with former CBA President Madam Justice Michele Hollins about her battle with depression.

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Leading lasting changes in international athletics

Conversations with the President
December 2021

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CBA President, Stephen Rotstein, speaks with James Bunting, founding partner of Tyr LLP. They talk about his atypical career path, his work in gender equity and sports regulations, and his various volunteer roles.

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Helping Canada’s vulnerable communities

Conversations with the President
November 2021

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CBA President, Stephen Rotstein, hosts his first episode with guest Wei William Tao. They talk about volunteering, his community involvement and his work in the immigration law area.

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Meet Stephen Rotstein, CBA President 2021

Conversations with the President
November 2021

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Stephen Rotstein, CBA President for the year 2021-2022, meets with The Every Lawyer host Marlisse Silver-Sweeney. They discuss his priority for the year and his upcoming podcast Conversations with the President.

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