Government legislation to support Canadian workers, businesses, persons with disabilities, and legal rights receives Royal Assent

  • July 27, 2020

Bill C-20, An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures, today received Royal Assent, ensuring that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) will continue to protect jobs by helping businesses keep employees on the payroll and encouraging employers to re-hire workers previously laid off. The broader and better targeted CEWS will make sure that Canadian workers and businesses are in a better position as our economy safely re-opens.

Making policy not the same as taking action

  • July 24, 2020

"The opposite of action isn’t inaction, it’s complacency. It usually takes a crisis to jolt humans out of whatever comfortable positions they have come to rest in and spur them into action." Vivene Salmon, CBA President 2019/20

Call for Military Judge Selection Committee Candidate

  • July 20, 2020

The CBA, pursuant to the Military Judges Selection process guidelines, are entitled to nominate a civilian lawyer to the Military Judges Selection Committee. The term is for five years. The condition of appointment is that individuals nominated cannot themselves be a candidate for a judicial appointment in any court during the term of their membership on the committee, and for a period of one year following the end of the term.