Legal Community Response to COVID-19

 

 

CBA SASKATCHEWAN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Read our Statement - March 13, 2020

 

CONTACT CBA Saskatchewan

Monteen Dent, Executive Director monteen@cbasask.org
Jodi Snow, Member Services Coordinator jodi@cbasask.org

@CBA_SK (Twitter)
@CBAsask (Facebook)

RESOURCES
 

CBASK Webinars (FREE to CBA members)

April 7, 2020 | Key Contract Provisions in a Crisis Situation | 9:30-10:30am | Chad Eggerman, MLT Aikins LLP  | MORE INFO

April 8, 2020 | Stress Response: How Stress Can Become Anxiiety and What To Do With "What If's" | 12:00-1:00pm | Barbara Morrison, Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist  | MORE INFO

April 14, 2020 | Leaning on Technology to Help us Help our Family Law Clients through COVID-19 | 10:00-11:00am | Beau Atkins, Edge Family Law | MORE INFO

April 23, 2020 | A Training & Review of Amendments to The Divorce Act and Children's Law Act | 12:00 -1:00 pm | Kim Newsham, Ministry of Justice | MORE INFO

 

PD Priority Programming (all branches)

As a CBA member you can access PD across all branches of the CBA. Visit the CBA COVID-19 Resource Hub – Professional Development for a listing of most current offerings, or www.cbapd.org and search by topic or provider and click the tab “Live Online”

 

Federal Government Relief Programs 
While details of programs will not be finalized for weeks, CBA is working on keeping members informed. CBA National has just published this article The COVID-19 Emergency Wage Subsidy: Read the Fine Print be sure to also check out the CBA's COVID-19 Resource Hub for updates

 

CBA Pandemic Resources

  • CBA COVID-19 RESOURCE HUB https://www.cba.org/Membership/COVID-19  links to Resources including Legal and Justice System updates, Professional Development & Resources, Well-being. Also follow updates on Twitter @CBA_news
  • Visit www.cba.org for links to useful resources as they become available including CPD programs and follow updates on Twitter @CBA_news
  • CBA’s Labour and Employment Law Section created a pandemic preparedness resource guide to address the key questions for employers, unions and employees. This guide is now available to the public.
  • The CBA has a new podcast “Pandemics in the workplace: Are you prepared?
  • CBA British Columbia has developed a Resource Hub with links to Wellness Resources and PD Programming
  • Ontario Bar Association has a COVID-19 Action Centre with Tips for Lawyers Wellness and Priority CPD programs.

Saskatchewan Court Updates
https://sasklawcourts.ca/index.php/home/resources/covid-court-update
@SKCourts (Twitter)

National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) is tracking impacts for Courts across Canada. https://representingyourselfcanada.com/court-closures-updates/

Law Society of Saskatchewan Updates
https://www.lawsociety.sk.ca/covid-19-updates/
@LawSocietySask (Twitter)

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (Saskatchewan) Offers a free, confidential assistance program for lawyers, judges, articling students, law students and their immediate family members. https://lawyersconcernedforlawyers.ca/ or call directly 1-800-663-1142.

Government of Saskatchewan
https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus
@SKGov (Twitter)