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Shortage of Judges

  • December 19, 2016

The CBA reiterates the urgency of filling vacancies and increasing judicial complements across Canada, noting the critical shortage of judges in Quebec and Alberta.

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Governance Framework for IP Agents - Code of Conduct

  • June 13, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association welcomes a code of conduct for patent and trademark agents and recommends changes to provide greater clarity about the scope of agent work and to deal with the unauthorized practice of law by non-lawyer agents.

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International Youth Internship Program (IYIP)

  • April 01, 2014

The CBA supports the International Youth Internship Program (IYIP), as young lawyers have benefitted from its funding and the Young Lawyers Internship Program. The CBA requests that the Government renew and continue funding for IYIP.