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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 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.

Successful parenting toolkit coming this spring

  • April 11, 2017

The CBA National Family Law Section has gathered a number of on- and off-line resources into a toolkit that will help lawyers better help clients who are trying to remain good parents while navigating their way through separation and divorce. Read on for details.

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.

Spotlight on toolkits

  • March 29, 2017

CBA Sections are developing a number of toolkits to be released this spring that are meant for everybody but which may be of particular use to small and solo practitioners. The Child Rights Toolkit and the Collateral Consequences Toolkit are aimed at improving your practice, and the Successfully Parenting Apart Toolkit is something you can use to help clients.

Stress in Canadian attorneys: A survey

  • February 28, 2017

The CBA is pleased to support the Psychological Trauma Reseach Laboratory from the Douglas Institute with their research examining the well-being of Canadian attorneys.

Spotlight on social media

  • February 08, 2017

So you want to set up a social media site for your Section or Forum. It’s a good idea, but there are a lot of questions that you need to ask – and answers that you need to find – before you go ahead. Read on to discover a few things you’ll need to consider.