CBA News - Current Edition

Mortgage Instructions Toolkit

SPOTLIGHT ON: MORTGAGE INSTRUCTIONS TOOLKIT

The scope of instructions from lenders is growing increasingly broader – even for full-time real estate lawyers. The CBA Real Property Section has created a toolkit to help you respond, especially when the questions fall outside your area of expertise, and this summer has added new chapters on conflicts of interest, among others.


ADVOCACY


CBA Influence

CBA INFLUENCE

Check out the latest issue of CBA Influence, a monthly newsletter about CBA initiatives, submissions, interventions and comments on public policy. This newsletter provides a 360-degree look at both our current advocacy work, and opportunities for the CBA to get involved.


Detention

CBA STATEMENT ON IMMIGRATION DETENTION OF CHILDREN

The Canadian Bar Association supports the American Bar Association’s statement opposing the current situation in the United States where children are being separated from their parents and being held in detention facilities.


Maple Leaf

HELP WANTED: LEADERS LIKE YOU

You’ve been honing your skills – in leadership, judgment, assessing complex legal issues. You want new challenges. Want to be a Superior Court Judge? Sit on an International Trade and International Investment Dispute Settlement Body? Chair the Canadian Race Relations Foundation? Well step right up – those positions and more are open, all you need to do is apply. Check out federal appointment opportunities and open positions on the bench. The government considers bilingual proficiency and diversity in filling these positions. Are they looking for you? Look here for provincial and territorial opportunities.


GOVERNANCE


Truth and Reconciliation

CBA TO ESTABLISH A TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION TASK FORCE

The CBA Board of Directors voted at its June meeting to establish a Truth and Reconciliation Task Force to support the Association’s commitments to do what it can to advance the TRC's Calls to Action.


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CBA. More than a membership

GET A JUMP ON SUMMER. RENEW YOUR CBA MEMBERSHIP AND SAVE.

It’s the start of renewal season at the Canadian Bar Association. Before you leave on your summer getaway, why not renew your membership?


YLIP

YOUNG LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM UPDATE

The 2018-19 cohort of legal interns participating in the Young Lawyers International Program will come together in Ottawa this summer for pre-departure training.


Editor: Kim Covert

Production: Rose Wilson