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Honour of the Crown theme of CBA Aboriginal Law Conference May 5-6, Ottawa Marriott Hotel

  • May 04, 2016

“The Honour of the Crown” is the theme of the Canadian Bar Association’s Aboriginal Law Conference taking place in Ottawa, May 5-6. Speakers at the event include author John Ralston Saul; Claudette Commanda of the First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres; Justice Harry Slade, chair of the Specific Claims Tribunal; Bob Rae of Othuis Kleer Townshend; and the Chief Justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin.

The Canadian Bar Association launches toolkit to address child rights

The Canadian Bar Association introduced a free, comprehensive new tool to address an inherent knowledge gap on children’s rights in Canada. The CBA Child Rights Toolkit is designed to help lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions for children.