Awards & Recognition


The Canadian Bar Association bestows a prestigious series of national awards annually to celebrate individuals whose outstanding achievements have made significant contributions to the association, the legal profession, and to society.

The CBA along with it’s Sections recognize practice specific achievements through awards, fellowships, and recognition programs.

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CBA Immigration Law Section - Award of Excellence

The award recognizes a senior member of the CBA Immigration Law Section with a lengthy and distinguished history of achievement of professional excellence while making a significant contribution to the Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee...

CBA Immigration Law Section - Volunteer Recognition Award
  • January 07, 2022

The volunteer award was established in 2017 and is an informal Section award aimed to recognize significant contributions made by members to the CBA Immigration Law Section. The Award was created in order to encourage members to contribute to the...

CBA Labour & Employment Law Section Student Essay Contest

The CBA Labour and Employment Law Section has established a law student essay contest related to general topics in Canadian Labour and Employment law. The objectives of the contest are to promote and reward interest in labour and employment topics...

CBA Municipal Law Award of Excellence

The CBA Municipal Law Award of Excellence seeks to recognize exceptional achievement in the practice of municipal law. This annual award will recognize a lawyer who has made a significant contribution or notable achievement in the area of municipa...

CBA President's Award

Recognizes the significant contribution of a Canadian jurist to the legal profession, to the CBA or to public life.