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No Turning Back: CBA Task Force Report on Justice Issues Arising from COVID-19

  • February 17, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association launched its Task Force on Justice Issues Arising from COVID-19 – with thought leaders from across Canada’s federal justice system – to assess the immediate and evolving issues for the delivery of legal services resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Exploring Identities Resources

  • February 08, 2021

is embarking on a multi-year process to explore our current mandate, strive to become more inclusive, and plan future advocacy initiatives. Step one is educating ourselves about gender identities and gender expressions. As part of this process, the new WLF Identities Committee has created a list of resources, ranging from books and documentaries to Instagram accounts and podcasts. Check out our list of resources!

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Reaching Equal Justice: Advocacy Guide

  • October 23, 2020

This guide is designed to empower CBA members to effectively advocate for greater access to justice.

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Unconscious Bias Resources

  • July 16, 2020

A series of resources WLF has identified to help individuals understand their unconscious biases and develop tools to counteract them.

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Writing Her In Student Essay Contest Winner 2020

  • June 24, 2020

The CBA Women Lawyers Forum is pleased to announce Samantha Peters as the first-ever winner of the Write Her In Essay Contest, for her paper entitled Making Social Context Education Mandatory: Why Cultural Competency Should Matter in the Courtroom. Samantha Peters graduated from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law with specializations in public law and dispute resolution and professionalism.

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