With the federal elections coming up on October 19th, many organizations have been producing lists of priorities, demands and positions on issues relevant to them and canvassing the major political parties to respond.
The legal community is no exception.
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has produced an Election Engagement Kit that will “put equal access to justice on candidates’ radar and publicly call for enhanced federal leadership in this area”.
The Kit includes tips for members on how to:
- Ask questions when candidates come knocking on your door.
- Attend and raise these issues at all candidates’ meetings.
- Contribute to the