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Debate on definition of diversity dominates CBA meeting
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Kerry Simmons (centre), the new president of the Canadian Bar Association, receives the Chain of Office at the CBA annual meeting. The chain is attached by Preston Parsons (left), incoming chair of the Young Lawyers Section, and Caroline Nevin, executive director of the B.C. branch of the CBA.

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 07:15 AM

The Canadian Bar Association’s annual meeting, held in Montreal on Aug. 17, marked the transfer of office from the past president to the new, as well as the passing of amendments made to the association’s bylaws. ... [read more]

Ontario First Nations sign self-education agreements with federal, provincial governments

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 02:38 PM

An Ontario First Nations group has signed an agreement with the federal government that is being called the largest education self-governance agreement in the nation. ... [read more]

Quebec Court of Appeal awards protesters $2,000 in damages for prolonged detention Julius Grey

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 12:36 PM

Two protesters who occupied a public square in downtown Montreal won a partial victory after the Quebec Court of Appeal awarded them $2,000 each for moral and material loss because the police no longer had reason to keep them handcuffed and detained in the back of a police car to drive them to another part of the city. ... [read more]