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 Privacy and Access Law Section Student Essay Contest

The CBA Privacy and Access Law Section established an annual Law Student Essay Contest with the objectives of promoting interest in Privacy and Access Law topics in Canadian law schools and participation by Canadian law students in the Privacy and...

Cecilia I. Johnstone Award

This award recognizes women who have achieved professional excellence in their field, who have influenced other women to pursue legal careers, and who have supported career advancement or opened doors for women lawyers in a variety of job settings...