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B.C. to mark Sept. 30 as day of commemoration

  • August 03, 2021

“Over the coming months, the Province will work with Indigenous leaders, organizations and communities on the best and most respectful ways to mark Truth and Reconciliation Day here in B.C., followed by engagement with business and labour stakeholders for their perspectives on how the national day is commemorated in future years."

Legal Aid in Canada, 2019-20

  • July 27, 2021

"Access to justice is a key issue facing all stakeholders in the justice system. Legal aid services support access to justice for those who are economically disadvantaged and unable to pay for a lawyer on their own."

To all CBABC members from the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum

  • July 13, 2021

The CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum continues to offer support and share in the grief with our Indigenous members, colleagues and communities regarding the recent announcement of the more than 160 undocumented and  unmarked graves found at the site of the former Kuper Island Industrial School on the traditional lands of the Penelakut Tribe.

Message to CBABC Members: Every Child Matters

  • July 13, 2021

The CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum continues to offer support and share in the grief with our Indigenous members, colleagues and communities regarding the recent announcement of the more than 160 undocumented and  unmarked graves found at the site of the former Kuper Island Industrial School on the traditional lands of the Penelakut Tribe.

Joint statement by CBA President Bradley D. Regehr and MBA President Ian B. Scarth on private investigator hired to embarrass Manitoba Chief Justice Glenn Joyal

  • July 12, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association and the Manitoba Bar Association unreservedly denounce the use of a private investigator against Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Glenn Joyal. Chief Justice Joyal made the revelation during a court hearing July 12 in a case involving several rural churches challenging COVID-19 restrictions in the province.

Conversations on Call to Action 57 - Aboriginal-Crown Relations

  • July 08, 2021

President Brad Regehr speaks with Maggie Wente and David Nahwegahbow on Call to Action number 57 which calls for governments at all levels to educate civil servants on the history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, treaties and Aboriginal rights, Indigenous law and Aboriginal-Crown relations.