Strategic Direction for CBA

Our Vision

We are the essential ally and advocate of the legal profession and guardian of the rule of law. Our members are passionate about their Association: the good it brings to their lives and to the world. Staff and volunteers are inspired to exceed members’ expectations every day.

Our Mission

  • To improve the law
  • To improve the administration of justice
  • To improve and promote access to justice
  • To promote equality in the legal profession and the justice system
  • To improve and promote the knowledge, skills, ethical standards and well-being of members of the legal profession
  • To represent the legal profession nationally and internationally
  • To promote the interests of the members of The Canadian Bar Association

Our Strategic Pillars

Meet Our Members’ Needs

We understand the changing nature of our members’ needs and will develop innovative, world-class content, tools, training, events, and resources for the benefit of our members.

Expand Our Membership

We will ensure that the CBA is relevant to those we represent and those who want to join our Association by investing in the next generation of lawyers and diversifying our membership base.

Promote Equality and Justice

We will defend the interest of the legal profession and promote equality and justice, in Canada and around the world.

Enhance Our Internal Cohesion

We will enhance the ability of the CBA and its entities to collaborate to sustain the CBA’s mission, vision, and strategic pillars.