Professional regulation

BC outlines intentions to create a single regulator governing lawyers, notaries, paralegals

BC outlines intentions to create a single regulator governing lawyers, notaries, paralegals

Move would directly regulate paralegals for the first time

Statutes exam scrapped after complaints from Nunavut Law Program grads sparks outcry

Statutes exam scrapped after complaints from Nunavut Law Program grads sparks outcry

Students who were to sit for exam will be refunded, as well as those who took it in May

New CBA president to address LGBTQS+ inclusion, threats to democratic institutions

New CBA president to address LGBTQS+ inclusion, threats to democratic institutions

Education is part of the solution to attacks on judicial independence, says Steeves Bujold

Canadian Judicial Council inquiry committee recommends removal of Quebec judge Gérard Dugré

Canadian Judicial Council inquiry committee recommends removal of Quebec judge Gérard Dugré

Dugré's conduct undermines public confidence to such an extent that he cannot sit as a judge: report

Nova Scotia Barristers' Society installs Cheryl Hodder as new CEO

Nova Scotia Barristers' Society installs Cheryl Hodder as new CEO

Hodder currently serves as the chief sustainability and legal officer at Canada Post Corporation

Law Society of Alberta appoints Jessica Buffalo as Indigenous initiatives counsel

Law Society of Alberta appoints Jessica Buffalo as Indigenous initiatives counsel

Buffalo recently served as a staff lawyer at Legal Aid Alberta