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Being a member of the Canadian Bar Association provides you with the benefits of being part of our National Association, and gives you the opportunity to profit from numerous services and benefits offered by provincial and territorial branches across the country.
Current CBA members
You can simply renew your CBA Membership as you did before, without purchasing one of the new options.
New CBA members
You can join the CBA without purchasing one of the new options.
New Options For Members
Portfolio and Portfolio Plus
The redeveloped membership model provides two new options that you can purchase in addition to your CBA Membership – Portfolio and Portfolio Plus.
Learn how upgrading your CBA Membership maximizes value through CBA Professional Development, Sections enrolment, Rebate Rewards and other CBA products, services and activities – all at discounted prices.
New membership discount categories
For a 60 per cent fee reduction, New Lawyers can enjoy the benefits of CBA membership for the first three years following their call to the Bar.
Articling and Bar Admission Students
CBA offers a 75 per cent fee reduction for Articling and Bar Admission students.
Non-Practising and Part-Time Lawyers
For a 50 per cent reduction in the membership fee, part-time and non-practising lawyers can enjoy everything CBA has to offer.