In memoriam: Gerald J. Lecovin, QC

  • August 04, 2020

Gerald J. Lecovin, QC passed away last weekend. His career spanned more than six decades and CBABC is grateful for his many contributions.

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.