CBA Administrative Law, Labour and Employment Law Conference 

Nov. 18-19, 2016
Ottawa ON


Evolution, Revolution, Devolution?

Administrative, labour and employment law are constantly changing, but are we headed in the right direction? Join us in Ottawa on November 18 & 19, 2016 to discuss the latest developments in these areas with experts and participants from across Canada.  Now in its 17th year, this annual joint conference of the CBA National Administrative Law and Labour & Employment Law Sections is the foremost gathering to bring you up to date on issues affecting your clients and your practice, to enhance your professional skills and to network with colleagues.

Highlights of this year’s conference include:

  • The pan-Canadian “Year-in-Review” of administrative law decisions
  • “What’s New” in labour & employment law
  • The pendulum swings: how changes in government affect administrative, labour and employment law 
  • Consistency & transparency in administrative decision making
  • Pension issues in grievance arbitration and collective bargaining
  • Ethical scenarios in day-to-day practice – with voting buttons!
  • The popular “View from the Bench” featuring appellate court judges from across Canada

PLUS: The Fireside Chat returns with an intimate conversation with Mr. Justice Clément Gascon of the Supreme Court of Canada



On-line registration is now open. Simply click on the REGISTER NOW button located on the right-hand side of your screen. If you do not wish to proceed with on-line registration you can print, complete and send (by fax or mail) the PDF Registration Form.

Conference Rates

$625.00 + taxes: CBA Members Early Bird Rate (Register by Friday September 2)

$705.00 + taxes: CBA Members
$400.00 + taxes: CBA Student Members
$825.00 + taxes: Government Registrants
$880.00 + taxes: Non-Members



Meeting Venue

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel
1 Rideau St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7

(613) 241-1414


Travel + Hotel

 To avoid disappointment, reserve your room by contacting the Fairmont Chateau Laurier directly and mention the Canadian Bar Association Admin & Labour Law Conference to obtain the preferred rates starting at $205.00/night. 

The preferred room rate is available until October 17, 2016 (subject to availability).

AIR CANADA: Book online at to take advantage of a 10% discount on Flex Fare, Latitude and Executive airfares. You must quote promotion code TKM7WTH1 at the time of booking and must book online.


AVIS, the official rental car supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions.  Reserve online or call 1-800-879-2847 and quote the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) #C136400.

Budget, the official car and truck rental supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions Reserve online or call 1-800-268-8900 and quote the Budget Customer Discount Code (BDC) #A033600.






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    Karen Sagle
    CBA National Office

    1-800-267-8860 | (613) 237-2925 ext. 196

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