The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) is the national voice and forum for in-house counsel in Canada.

Our members are lawyers practicing in corporations, business enterprises, associations, institutions, not-for-profit organizations, government and regulatory boards and agencies, Crown corporations, and regional or municipal corporations. We also welcome associate members from law firms whose support and expertise enrich our educational programs and events.

Established in 1988 and now more than 4500 in-house counsel strong, the CCCA is proud to be affiliated with the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession in Canada. Membership benefits include:

  • Of-the-moment professional development offerings tailored to the needs of in-house counsel
  • A Mentoring Program that matches more experienced CCCA members with those newer to the in-house profession
  • The CCCA National Conference, the largest yearly gathering of in-house counsel in Canada
  • Advocacy initiatives focused on the in-house counsel profession
  • Local connections to in-house counsel in your community through CCCA Sections across the country
  • International connections to in-house counsel around the world through In-House Counsel Worldwide
  • Certified In-House Counsel – Canada (CIC.C), a certification program bridging the knowledge gap between law school and the realities of the in-house counsel profession
  • Access to insightful survey results about the in-house counsel profession, the attitudes and opinions of in-house counsel, and compensation trends for in-house counsel
  • Access to all the resources, professional development and advocacy of the Canadian Bar Association

Interested in joining the CCCA? Click here. Please note the CBA handles all CCCA membership requests.

CCCA Events & Resources

16th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law

Apr. 27, 2018
Toronto Online

Ensure you have the expertise to confidently advise your employer and employee clients on critical employment law issues with this essential program. Our exceptional faculty will share helpful insights to get you up-to-date on key challenges, recent developments and emerging trends, and help you stay on top of your field.

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Latest updates regarding current employment and labour issues.
Employment standards are essentially the foundation for creating productive workplaces, help protect the rights of workers and and provide the necessary conditions for a productive economy.
Federal labour standards set out the minimum standards that federally regulated employers and employees must follow.
The right to fair wages and working conditions extends to trades workers employed on construction sites under federal contracts, and is guaranteed under the Fair Wages and Hours of Labour Act and Regulations.
If you are an employee legally entitled to work in Canada, you have certain protections under the Wage Earner Protection Program Act concerning payment of your wages, vacation, severance and termination pay if your employer becomes bankrupt or subject to a receivership under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
The minimum wage is a basic labour standard that sets the lowest wage rate that an employer can pay to employees who are covered by the legislation.
Canadians have the right to be treated fairly in workplaces free from discrimination.
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