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Attention Students: CALREI-IAMGOLD Essay Award

  • February 08, 2018

Canadian International Lawyer (CIL), the semi-annual periodical of the CBA International Law Section, is pleased to have been requested by The Canadian Association of Lawyers with Russian Eurasian Interests (CALREI) to announce the 2018 CALREI-IAMGOLD Essay Award.

Making a difference abroad: CBA’s Young Lawyers International Program is back

  • February 05, 2018

The CBA International Initiatives is thrilled to announce that they have been selected by Global Affairs Canada as a grant recipient for its Young Lawyers Intern Program (YLIP). The grant will provide YLIP with funding for 32 interns each year, over the next four years, to be placed with organizations in developing countries.

Spotlight on East Africa project, call for volunteers

  • December 07, 2017

The project has the green light, the funding is in place, now the CBA just needs to put some people in its resource bank for a program in East Africa focusing on increasing sustainable growth in the region, particularly for women and communities affected by extractive industries. Can we sign you up?

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.

Overview of Appointments of Prothonotaries of the Federal Court

  • July 26, 2017

The Commissioner of Federal Judicial Affairs is seeking applications from barristers or advocates who are members in good standing of any provincial or territorial Bar, and who have extensive professional experience spanning at least ten years, to fill an existing vacancy at the Federal Court in Vancouver and create a pool of candidates to staff future prothonotary positions in Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.

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.

IP tip sheet for Brexit

  • July 13, 2016

The recent Brexit vote took a lot of people by surprise – including some of those who voted for it. Currency speculators were particularly hard hit in the short term, but if you’re wondering what difference a British exit from the EU might make to your business in the long run, the CBA’s Intellectual Property Section has produced this tip sheet to provide some early guidance.