Conversations with the President

Entretiens avec le prĂ©sident: Entretiens avec le prĂ©sident est un balado de l'ABC dans lequel des membres de l’Association discutent des prioritĂ©s de l’annĂ©e. Ces discussions sont un excellent complĂ©ment au travail d’influence et de reprĂ©sentation de l'Association. Des rencontres Ă  ne pas manquer!

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ESG and Positive Change for ALL in the 21st Century

Conversations with the President
Juin 2022

CBA President Stephen Rotstein in conversation with Marc-André Blanchard, Head of CDPQ Global and Global Head of Sustainability. How to find solutions when confronted with the ever-changing realities of the 21st Century world we live in, from climate change to the hybrid model.

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Economic Reconciliation with Geordie Hungerford

Conversations with the President
Juin 2022

CBA President Stephen Rotstein and First Nations Financial Management Board CEO Geordie Hungerford discuss Economic Reconciliation. An inspiring conversation about turning things around and growing together.

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Advocate for Change – Caitlin Urquhart

Conversations with the President
Mai 2022

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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
Janvier 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
DĂ©cembre 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
Novembre 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

Entretiens avec le président
Novembre 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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Meet Bradley Regehr, CBA President 2020

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Novembre 2020

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We are chatting with Brad Regehr, the new Canadian Bar Association President and the first Indigenous person to take on the role. We’re talking about reconciliation, Covid-19 and even his amateur theatre career.

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Conversation on Call-To-Action 11 - Adequate Education Funding

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Decembre 2020

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For his first episode as host of Conversations with the President, Brad talks with Alyssa Bird, Evans Family Law, and Robin Sutherland, Director of Indigenous Relations at Lakehead’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, about the The Truth and Reconciliation’s eleventh call to action.

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Conversations on Call to Action 27 - Cultural Competency Training

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Janvier2021

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Brad Regehr discusses Call to Action number 27's aim at making sure practising lawyers receive cultural competency training, with Jennifer David and Michael McDonald, Q.C.

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Conversations on Calls to action 34-40 - Indigenous people in the justice system

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
FĂ©vrier2021

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President Brad Regehr discusses Calls to Action 34 and 40 with Harold R. Johnson and Stacey Soldier. They speak on the problem of over-incarceration of Indigenous peoples and how the system failed them.

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Conversations on Calls to Action 28 - Going to school

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Mars2021

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President Brad Regehr meets with Dr. Val Napoleon and Sigma Daum Shanks to discuss Call to Action 28, which calls on law schools to require students to take a course in Aboriginal people and the law.

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Conversations on Calls to action 42, 50, 51, 62 Recognition of Aboriginal justice systems

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Avril 2021

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President Brad Regehr discusses the recognition of Aboriginal justice systems with John Borrows and Naiomi Metallic.

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Conversations on Calls to Action 43, 44, 45, 46 and 92 - UNDRIP as a reconciliation framework

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Mai 2021

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President Brad Regehr discusses the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Aimée Craft and Brenda Gunn.

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Conversations on Call to Action 57 - Aboriginal-Crown relations

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Juillet 2021

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President Brad Regehr speaks with Maggie Wente and David Nahwegahbow on Call to Action number 57 which calls for governments at all levels to educate civil servants on the history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, Indigenous law and Aboriginal-Crown relations.

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Beyond the CTAs

Entretiens avec le président | The President's Take on TRC's Calls to Action
Août 2021

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For his final episode as host of Conversations with the President, CBA President Brad Regehr speaks with Cindy Blackstock and Dr Pamela Palmater to discuss the next steps beyond the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action.

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Meet Vivene Salmon, CBA President 2019

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Novembre 2019

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We are chatting with Vivene Salmon, the new Canadian Bar Association President and the first person of colour to take on the roll. We discuss her own podcast series, Conversations with the President.

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After the Crash

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Decembre 2019

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Vivene meets Jordan Furlong and Omar Ha-Redeye to look at how the legal profession is changing due to societal, economic and technology forces and what this means for lawyers in Canada.

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School Days

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Janvier 2020

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Are there are too many law schools producing too many grads for too few articling positions and jobs once they’ve passed the bar? Why add a new law school in Canada? Ronit Dinovitzer and Anver Saloojee answer.

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Ready, set... practice!

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Mars 2020

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Vivene talks to two law school deans, Ian Holloway and Camille Cameron about their education experience and who should be providing on-the-job training.

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Young Lawyers Going Solo

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Avril 2020

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Vivene meets with Erin Cowling and Kim Gale to discuss the rejection of the traditional law firm model, billable hours and entrepreneurship.

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Pivoting in crisis

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Mai 2020

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Martine Boucher and Vivene discuss the impact of today's reality can have on small and solo legal practices.

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The business of Law

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Juillet2020

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Vivene talks with Jamie Benizri and Monica Goyal about entrepreneurship and how the business of law will be different after COVID.

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Mentorship, Sponsorship and Diversity

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Juillet 2020

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Vivene talks with Ruth Goba about mentorship and sponsorship and how they navigate the Canadian legal space as black women.

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Aly Haji and Allan Rock

Entretiens avec la présidente | The State of the Profession
Août2020

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For her last episode as host of Conversations with the President, Vivene Salmon has an intergenerational dialogue with Aly Haji and Allan Rock.

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Meet Raymond Adlington, 2018 CBA President

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Novembre 2018

Meet Ray Adlington, the CBA president. In this podcast, we discuss his vision for the Association, his history battling depression and why he's become a champion of inclusivity and diversity in the profession.

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Conversation with diversity and inclusion expert

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Decembre 2018

Ray meets Ritu Bhasin, expert in diversity and inclusion, to demystify cultural competency in the workplace.

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Conversation with Indigenous Lawyers

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Janvier2019

Merle Alexander and Naiomi Metallic, Indigenous Canadian lawyers, share with Ray, their experiences as part of the legal system.

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Conversations with LGBTQ2S+ Lawyers

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
FĂ©vrier 2019

In this episode, Ray will be talking with two LGBTQ2S+ lawyers about their experience within the Canadian legal system, Preston Parsons and Nicole Nussbaum.

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Conversations with Racialized Lawyers

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Mars 2019

In this episode, Ray meets Charlene Theodore, 2nd Vice-President of the Ontario Bar Association, who is the first black woman to occupy this position. He also meets with David A Curry, Crown Attorney in Digby, Nova Scotia, to discuss his experience as a black and Mi’kmaq lawyer.

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Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 1 with Anne McLellan

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Avril 2019

In this episode, Ray will be talking with Anne McLellan, counsel with Bennett Jones in Edmonton, who has risen to the top of Canada’s federal political spectrum and lives to tell the tale.

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Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 2 with Kim Campbell

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Mai 2019

In this episode Ray talks social media, her career in law and politics and how she deals with it all.

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Conversation with a lawyer living with a disability

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Juin 2019

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Ray meets with Lorin McDonald, a lawyer from Toronto who was born with profound hearing loss in both ears. They discuss her journey through law school, the Accessible Canada Act (passed on May 29) and more!

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Conversation with a diversity and inclusion leader

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Août2019

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Ray meets with Sacha de Klerk, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Canada, Norton Rose Fulbright. They talk inclusion initiatives, promoting diversity and the need for substantive data.

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Best of Conversations with the President 2018

Entretiens avec le président | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
Août 2019

Last episode of Conversations with the President: Raising the Bar on Inclusion. Ray shares some of his favourite moments from this past year.

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