June brown bag on bilingualism

  • May 19, 2022

We are tackling bilingualism within our public institutions at our next brown bag session. Join us on June 14 to learn more about this very important topic and hear from engaging speakers.

If you would like to get more involved in the Section, apply for a vacant position on the 2022-2023 national Executive (deadline May 31, 2022).

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Bilingualism within our Public Institutions and the Responsibility of Public Sector Lawyers – June 14, 2022

The session will focus on bilingualism in federal, provincial and municipal institutions in Canada. In addition, the session will address linguistic obligations before the courts, administrative tribunals including professional orders. Finally, the speakers will address the role and responsibility of public sector lawyers to ensure the respect of language rights in the public institutions they serve.

This presentation is free for CBA members (the session is presented in French with simultaneous interpretation available in English).


Michel Doucet and François Larocque

We are Accepting Nominations for the John Tait Award of Excellence!

The award will be presented to a public sector lawyer or law office that has achieved the highest standard of professional conduct and competence and has made a significant contribution to social justice and community affairs.

Nomination deadline: November 30, 2022. Submit your nomination and get more details!

Articles for Public Sector Lawyers

We will be featuring articles of interest to Section members. If you come across an article that you think should be featured, please let us know. If the author is also a CBA member, we can publish it as a member article as well! Check out the articles of interest we have rounded up so far!

Thank You,
CBA Public Sector Lawyers Section