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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.

CBA on Bill C-46 - Impaired Driving Act

  • September 29, 2017

On September 18, the Canadian Bar Association appeared before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances). Kathryn Pentz, treasurer of the CBA Criminal Justice Section and Senior Crown Attorney for Cape Breton appeared on behalf of the CBA’s Criminal Law Section.

CBA comments on MAID Monitoring Regime

  • June 16, 2017

In its letter to Health Canada, the CBA’s End-of-life working group offers comments in response to the proposed regulations for monitoring medical assistance in dying.

Child rights toolkit launched

  • May 11, 2017

Three years of hard work by dozens of professionals across the country has culminated in the launch earlier this month of the CBA Child Rights Toolkit, a user-friendly resource for legal professionals and the general public.

CBA Child Rights Toolkit: Free Webinar

  • April 20, 2017

Register for a free webinar, part of the Access to Justice for Children – Child Rights in Action Conference, taking place on May 11 to learn about the CBA’s Child Rights Toolkit. Prepared by the CBA National Children’s Law Committee, this comprehensive Toolkit helps lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions affecting children.

Spotlight on legal health checks

  • April 11, 2017

This is the fourth year for our popular legal health checks, an initiative that grew out of the 2013 Reaching Equal Justice report. This year we’ll be launching nine new cards on Law Day, April 19.

Bill C-23, Preclearance Act

  • April 04, 2017

The CBA sent a submission to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security regarding Bill C-23.