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COVID-19 Updates

  • July 07, 2020

CBA Public Sector Lawyers Section - COVID-19 Updates

Public Sector

Doing Business Internationally Series

  • June 29, 2020

The CBA International Law Section’s Doing Business Internationally Series (DBI) is an ongoing collection of programs exploring legal issues arising from growth via exporting, direct investing and doing business abroad. 

International Law

Writing Her In Student Essay Contest Winner 2020

  • June 24, 2020

The CBA Women Lawyers Forum is pleased to announce Samantha Peters as the first-ever winner of the Write Her In Essay Contest, for her paper entitled Making Social Context Education Mandatory: Why Cultural Competency Should Matter in the Courtroom. Samantha Peters graduated from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law with specializations in public law and dispute resolution and professionalism.

Women Lawyers

“Living Well, Planning Well” Toolkit

  • June 08, 2020

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is sharing their “Living Well, Planning Well” legal toolkit resource with CBA members.

Health Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Tax Court's plans to resume operations

  • June 08, 2020

The Tax Court Bench and Bar Committee monitors developments as various levels of courts, government and regulators respond to COVID-19 and consider the next phase of recovery. The following communiqué outlines the Canadian Tax Court’s plans to resume operations. To support our members to navigate these waters, we have gathered resources to assist you in your daily practice. 

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Taxation Law and 1 more..., Wills, Estates and Trusts

Status of construction and related legislation

  • May 29, 2020

The Construction and Infrastructure Law Section has created this helpful chart on the status of construction and related legislative measures.

Construction and Infrastructure Law

Teleconference with the Trade Law Bureau June 2, 2020

  • May 28, 2020

On June 2, 2020, the Trade Law Bureau at Global Affairs Canada will be updating members of the CBA International Law Section on Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), trade remedies, World Trade Organization (WTO) cases and Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) cases and reform initiatives. 

International Law

COVID-19 updates

  • May 11, 2020

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) sharing national decisions and vital World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) information to the community:

Intellectual Property

COVID-19: Laws and Practices for Wills, Estates and Trusts

  • May 01, 2020

NOTE: the information below was collected by members of the Executive of the Wills, Estates and Trusts Section of the Canadian Bar Association in April 2020, to assist other members of its national Section during the time of the COVID 19 pandemic. While Executive members have attempted to ensure the accuracy and currency of this information, we cannot guarantee either. Please double check the current state of the laws in your region before relying on the information below.

Wills, Estates and Trusts