CBA Health Law Summit 

Apr. 11-12, 2019
Winnipeg MB

Presented by the CBA Health Law Section


Come explore the critical issues in health law at the national summit.  This year’s conference theme is “Health and Human Rights” and will explore matters that lie at the intersection of these important areas.

Learn about recent developments and trends while connecting with leading legal practitioners, medical experts and key players in our health system. This 1.5-day conference is the best opportunity to network, share your views, and discuss the new frontiers in health.

Topics will include:

  • Gender Identity and Inclusive Health Care
  • Age Discrimination and Health Care
  • Medical Assistance in Dying: Balancing Rights of Patients and Providers
  • Think Before You Spit: DNA testing and the new Genetic Non-Discrimination Act;
  • Health Litigation and Human Rights: Where health law and human rights intersect;
  • Truth and Reconciliation and Social Determinants of Health;
  • And more!

Also on the agenda is a networking reception and dinner at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights on Thursday evening – a not to be missed event open to all attendees. 

Click here for the full agenda.


On-line registration is now open. To register online (credit card only) please click the REGISTER NOW button on the right-hand side of the page. To pay by cheque, please complete and return the PDF Registration Form.  

Please note your registration will not be processed until payment has been received.

Conference Rates




CBA Members

$690.00 + taxes


Young Lawyers         

$621.00 + taxes



$395.00 + taxes



$860.00 + taxes                  


There will be a 20% administrative charge for any cancellation received in writing prior to March 11, 2019. No refund will be given after March 11, 2019. There will be no refunds for "no-show" registrants.

Meeting Venue and Accomodations

Fairmont Winnipeg
2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB

Did you know that booking your stay at the conference hotel using the channels below allows the CBA to keep overall conference costs down, and pass these savings on to our delegates? The CBA guarantees a minimum number of bedroom bookings to the hotel, and rooms booked outside our block put us at risk of paying a penalty. Your choice of hotel for this conference has a direct impact on the association, and we appreciate your help by booking in the official conference room block.

Preferred rates starting at $169.00 per night are available. Reserve your room online or by contacting The Fairmont Winnipeg directly at 1-800-441-1414 and refer to CBA Health Law Summit.

Preferred rate is available until March 15, 2019 (subject to availability).


AIR CANADA: Book online to take advantage of a 10% discount on Tango Plus, Latitude and Executive airfares. You must quote promotion code 8AGDP4G1 at the time of booking and must book online.

WESTJET: WestJet is pleased to offer 10% off the base fare and 15% off Plus base fares for travel between Winnipeg and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. You must use the discount code 4G8B7YH at the time of booking and you must book online.

AVIS, the official rental car supplier of the CBA, offers several special rates. Reserve online or call 1-800-525-7537 and quote the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) #C136499.

Budget, the official car and truck rental supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions. Reserve online or call 1-800-842-5628 and quote the Budget Customer Discount Code (BDC) #A033600.



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Angèlie Gilchrist Blanchard
CBA National Office 
(613) 237-2925 
1-800-267-8860 Ext. 149