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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.

Upcoming conferences

  • February 08, 2017

The CBA Constitutional and Human Rights Law Conference, IP Day 2017 and the CCCA Agents of Change Conference are just three of the National Sections and Forums conferences coming up this spring. Read on for a list of what else you can expect.

Record-breaking number of submissions to government

  • January 10, 2017

2016 was a banner year for the number of CBA’s submissions to the federal government. Surpassing the previous record of 82 in a calendar year, the 2016 tally showed 97 submissions by year end.

Bill C-14: Our Position on Medical Assistance in Dying

  • May 10, 2016

Kim Jakeman, Chair of the CBA End of Life Working Group, appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs to discuss the changes to Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal code and to make related amendments to others Acts (medical assistance in dying).

Nova Scotia releases draft Standard of Practice: Physician-Assisted Death

  • January 21, 2016

On February 6, 2015, the Supreme of Court of Canada stuck down the ban on physician-assisted death. The unanimous ruling provided eligible patients the right to receive assistance in dying from a willing physician. The Court gave Parliament and the provincial legislatures a year to build a framework to govern the provision of physician-assisted death.