Last Chance for Nominations – Jane Burke-Robertson Award of Excellence

  • March 25, 2021

Submit your Nomination for the Jane Burke-Robertson Award of Excellence

Do you know a CBA member who has made an exceptional contribution to the development of charity and not-for-profit law in Canada? Submit their nomination today for the CBA Jane Burke-Robertson Award of Excellence in Charity and Not-For-Profit Law!

Established in memory of the late Jane Burke-Robertson in recognition of her outstanding commitment to the CBA and her many contributions to the specialty of charity and not-for-profit law, the award is presented every two years. This year the award will be presented at the CBA Charity Law Online Symposium on May 14, 2021.

Please see the Award webpage for information on nomination criteria. The submission deadline for the 2021 Award is March 31, 2021. We look forward to receiving your nominations!

Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Student Essay Contest

Are you a law student working on an essay in the area of charity law? The Section sponsors an annual law student essay competition related to general topics in Canadian charity and not-for-profit law, and we want to hear from you! The submission deadline for this year’s contest is April 30, 2021. Details on contest criteria and eligibility are available on the Section’s essay contest webpage. Submit your entry today!

CBA Charity Law Online Symposium

Keep on top of recent developments and emerging issues in the charity law sector and hear from leading experts and practitioners in the field at the annual CBA Charity Law Online Symposium, May 14, 2021. Register today!

Discuss the newest developments of Bill S-222 (the Effective and Accountable Charities Act), hear an update from the CRA Charities Directorate and dive into the rise and fall of WE Charity, among many other topics. Check out the Symposium registration page for full program descriptions. We look forward to seeing you there (virtually)! Don’t forget to sign up for the virtual networking event when you register for the Symposium.