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Debate on definition of diversity dominates CBA meeting

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 7:15 AM | By Amanda Jerome

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.

(l-r) Incoming chair of the Young Lawyers Section Preston Parsons, new CBA president Kerry Simmons, and executive director of the B.C. branch of the CBA, Caroline Nevin.Incoming president, Kerry Simmons, began the debate on resolutions by introducing the bylaw for debate, which covers the regulating of the CBA’s activities. She said...