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The Hon. David Lametti named Canada's new justice minister

  • January 14, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added two new faces to his cabinet Monday morning, tapping Montreal MP David Lametti as Canada’s new justice minister and Nova Scotia’s Bernadette Jordan as minister of rural economic development — a new position on the front bench.

CBA Annual Meeting 2019 Resolutions

  • January 11, 2019

Three resolutions are up for debate at the CBA Annual Meeting on February 11, 2019. This is your chance to have your say on issues shaping the future of the law and your association.

REAL Applications Now Open

  • January 11, 2019

The Rural Education and Access to Lawyers Initiative (REAL) is committed to assisting law firms and practitioners in small communities and rural areas of British Columbia to recruit, hire and retain law students and new lawyers. The deadline for 2019 REAL funding is February 20, 2019. 

2019 REAL Applications Open Soon

  • December 18, 2018

In 2019, to maximize funds for as many students as possible, REAL is embarking on a new funding partnership model.  Firms interested in accessing funding of second year law student through the program will need to match funds either through an organization or by self matching.

Dial-A-Law on the move

  • December 18, 2018

CBABC, the Law Foundation and the People’s Law School are pleased to announce the transition, of Dial-A-Law to the People’s Law School.

A2JBC: Is the justice system ready to innovate?

  • December 14, 2018

Chief Justice Robert Bauman: "We have an access to justice problem in Canada, exemplified by the large unmet demand for legal services; as a result, both people and the rule of law are suffering."