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Human Rights Comparative Project

  • April 12, 2018

With the help of CBA Law for the Future Fund grant, Lakehead University’s Dr. Miriam Cohen and her team created a searchable database of Canadian human rights decision and a website replete with other resources dealing with human rights.

CBA Awards: Deadline March 31

  • March 12, 2018

Walter S. Tarnopolsky was a renowned legal scholar, judge, and human rights advocate who was a pioneer in the development of human rights law and civil liberties in Canada. ICJ Canada awards this prize each year to a Canadian resident who has made an outstanding contribution to human rights. Do you have someone to nominate? Nomination deadlines are also approaching for some of our other awards, see what’s coming up.

Tarnopolsky Award

  • March 12, 2018

Walter S. Tarnopolsky was a renowned legal scholar, judge, and human rights advocate who was a pioneer in the development of human rights law and civil liberties in Canada. ICJ Canada awards this prize each year to a Canadian resident who has made an outstanding contribution to human rights. Do you have someone to nominate?

Ten things important to me about the TWU hearing

  • February 16, 2018

Susan Ursel and co-counsel appeared before the Supreme Court in December on behalf of the CBA, which was intervening in the TWU case. Former CBA President Eugene Meehan, who was also in the room, asked her to write about her impressions of the day.

National Child Day – What can you do?

  • November 08, 2017

The CBA’s Child Rights Committee has some ideas for what you can do to improve the rights of all Canadian children on Nov. 20 – National Child Day – and every other day of the year.

Court Challenges Program Expert Panels – Opportunity

  • November 02, 2017

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now seeking applications from persons willing to serve as members of one of the two independent expert panels for the CCP – one for official language rights and one for human rights.