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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.

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.

Teleconference recordings available

  • May 11, 2017

The CBA National Public Sector Lawyers Forum has a wealth of online resources for CBA members in the form of archived recordings of its Teleconference Series dating back to 2015.

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.

Christian Whalen of Fredericton Wins CBA’s 2015 John Tait Award of Excellence

  • February 20, 2015

Christian Whalen, Deputy Advocate and Senior Legal Counsel with the New Brunswick Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, is the recipient of the Canadian Bar Association’s 2015 John Tait Award of Excellence. The award is presented each year to a public law or office sector lawyer who has achieved the highest standards of professional conduct and competence and made significant contributions to social justice or community affairs, and who exemplifies preeminent public service.

The CCCA announces next sessions of certification program for in-house counsel

  • March 04, 2014

After pasting the “sold out” sign on the first cohort of its certification program for in-house counsel, the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) has announced it will offer two new sessions beginning in October 2014 in Calgary, and May 2015 in Toronto respectively.

The Canadian Bar Association launches toolkit to address child rights

The Canadian Bar Association introduced a free, comprehensive new tool to address an inherent knowledge gap on children’s rights in Canada. The CBA Child Rights Toolkit is designed to help lawyers, judges and other professionals advocate, adjudicate and make better decisions for children.