CPD information & Local requirements

CDL is a recognized CPD provider across Canada

 

Event Format Location Date Substantive Professionalism Prov
             
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017
Preparing for Your First Arbitration or Trial Seminar Toronto Nov 30 2 1 ON
CICMA/CIAA/CDL Joint Program Seminar Toronto Nov 14 TBD   ON
Subrogation Seminar/Webcast Toronto Oct 26 4.5   ON
        4.5  Course #: 1026 BC
AB Fall Classic Seminar Toronto Oct 19 5 1 ON
El-Khodr & Cobb Audioconference   Oct 4 .5   ON
LAT Audioconference Audioconference   Sept 25 1   ON
YL Breakfast Series Seminar Ottawa Sept 19 1   ON
The Brick Warehouse v. Chubb Webinar   Sept 14 1   ON
        1   BC
        1   NB
Boot Camp Toronto Seminar Toronto Sept 7 5 1 ON
Saadati v Moorhead Audioconference   August 14 1.5   ON
        1.5   BC
        1   NB
Social Engineering Fraud Webinar   June 22 1   ON
        1   BC
Annual General Meeting & Conference  Seminar Toronto June 8 4.5 1.5 ON
        6 1.5 (included) BC
        5 1 SK
YL Breakfast Series Seminar Ottawa May 31 1   ON
Marshall Report Audioconference Audioconference   May 15 1   ON
Defensible Positions Seminar Halifax April 20 3.25   ON
        3.25 Pending NB
Accident Benefits Spring Symposium Seminar Toronto April 13 3.5 2.5 ON
Law Clerks Annual Program Seminar Toronto March 30 4.5 .5 ON
War Stories: CDL Young Lawyer Series Toronto Seminar Toronto March 9 0 1.5 ON
The Best Defence Seminar Vancouver March 2 6 2.5 (included) BC
Defending Products Claims Seminar Toronto Feb 22 5   ON
Defending Products Claims Web Cast Webcast/Archived   Feb 22 5   ON
        5   BC
13th Annual Insurance Coverage Symposium Seminar Toronto Feb 1 5 1 ON
        6 1 (included) BC
        Pending   NB
        Pending   SK
Ottawa Breakfast Series Seminar Ottawa Feb 21 1 0 ON
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
             
Insurance Coverage Foundations & Fundamentals Seminar Toronto Nov 24 4.5 1 ON
          LawPRO Certification  
War Stories: CDL Young Lawyer Series Vancouver Seminar Vancouver Nov 10   1.25 BC
LAT The First Six Months Audioconference   Nov 10 1.25   ON
CICMA/CIAA/CDL Joint Program Seminar Toronto Oct 26 4   ON
          LawPRO Certification  
Accident Benefits Fall Classic Seminar Toronto Oct 6 5 1 ON
          LawPRO Certification  
Boot Camp Toronto Seminar Toronto Sept 1 4.75 1 ON
WSIB  Audioconference   Aug 25 1   ON
Public Disclosure of Private Facts Audioconference   July 29 1   ON
        1   BC
Annual General Meeting Conference Seminar Toronto May 26 4.5 1 ON
        5.5 1 (included) BC
        5.5   NB
        5.5   SK
Arguing Contested Motions Seminar Toronto May 12 2.5   ON
Annual Paralegal Program Seminar Vancouver May 9 5.5 1 (included) BC
Vancouver Boot Camp Seminar Vancouver May 6 6.5 0.5 (included) BC
Accident Benefits Spring Symposium Seminar Toronto April 28 6   ON
Atlantic Boot Camp Seminar Moncton April 19 2.5   NB
Law Clerks Annual Program Seminar Toronto March 30 4.5 0.5 ON
The LAT is Coming!  Audioconference   Feb 29 1.25   ON
Loss Transfer & Priority Disputes Seminar Toronto Feb 25 5.5   ON
12th Annual Insurance Coverage Symposium Seminar Toronto Feb 4 5 1 ON
        6 1 (included) BC
        6 1 (included) SK
        6   NB
          6 hours General and Adjuster AIC
2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015
Subrogation Seminar Toronto Nov 10 4 1.5 ON
        5.5 1.5 (included) BC
        RIBO 3 hr Management & 1.5 hr Technical ON
Accident Benefits Fall Classic Seminar Toronto Oct 20 6   ON
CICMA-CIAA-CDL Joint Program Seminar Toronto Oct 7 3   ON
        RIBO 1.5 hr Management & 1 hr Technical ON
The Best Defence Seminar Vancouver Sept 30 6.5 1 (included) BC
Boot Camp Toronto Seminar Toronto Sept 3 4.5 1 ON
Cirillo V Rizzo Audioconference   Aug 12 .75   ON
Scarlett v Belair Insurance Audioconference   July 14 1   ON
Ianarella v Corbett  Audioconference   June 22 1   ON
Annual General Meeting & Conference Seminar Toronto June 3 5 1 ON
        6 1(included) BC
BC Paralegal Program Seminar Vancouver May 11 6   BC
Boot Camp Vancouver Seminar Vancouver May 8 6.5 1(included) BC
Defensible Positions Seminar Halifax April 27 2.5   NB
Accident Benefits Spring Symposium Seminar Toronto April 24 5 1 ON
ABS for the Defence Practice Audioconference   April 16 1   ON
Westerhof v Gee & Moore v Getahun Audioconference   April 9 1.5   ON
        1.5   BC
        1.5   NB
Law Clerks Annual Program Seminar Toronto March 26 5.5   ON
Bridging the Detroit River Seminar Windsor March 12 2.75   ON
Auto Tort Litigation Seminar Toronto Feb 26 5.5   ON
Defence Medical Workshop Seminar Toronto Feb 13 2 0.5 ON
11th Annual Insurance Symposium Seminar Toronto Feb 5 5.5 1 ON
        6.5 1(included) BC
Forham v Dutton Dunwich Audioconference   Jan 29 .75   ON
        ,75   BC
             
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
CICMA Joint - Toronto Seminar Toronto Oct 22 2.0 0.5 ON
        RIBO 2.5   ON
CICMA Joint - Calgary Seminar Calgary Oct 16 AIC 2.5 general & adjuster AB
Accident Benefits - Fall Classic Seminar Toronto Oct 15 5.5   ON
The Best Defence Seminar Vancouver Oct 2 5.5 1.0 BC
Boot Camp Toronto Seminar Toronto Sept 4 5.25 0.75 ON
BC Paralegal Program Seminar Vancouver June 18 6.5   BC
Annual Meeting Seminar Toronto June 5 4 1.5 ON
        5.5 1.5 (included) BC
        5.5   SK
        5.5   NB
Boot Camp BC Seminar Vancouver May 22 5.5   BC
Without Predjudice Seminar Toronto April 30 0.5 0.5 ON
Defence Briefs Property Seminar Toronto April 24 3.5   ON
Torts: Unlawful Interference with Economic Claims Audioconference   April 23 1   ON
        1   BC
        1   NB
Accident Benefits Joint Program Seminar Toronto April 10 5 1 ON
Personal Injury for Law Clerks Seminar Toronto March 27 5.25   ON
Schmitz v Lombard Audioconference   March 26 1   ON
Auto Tort Litigation Seminar Toronto March 6 5.5   ON
Hyrniak v Mauldin Summary Judgement Audioconference   Feb 18 1   ON
        1   BC
        1   NB
10th Annual Insurance Symposium Seminar Toronto Feb 6 4.5 2 ON
        6.5 2 (included) BC
        6.5   NB
        6.5 1 (included) SK
Scarlett v. Belair Audioconference   Jan 8 1   ON
             
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
9th Annual Insurance Symposium Seminar Toronto Feb 7 6.25 0.75 ON
        6.50 1 BC
        7.5   NB
Island Issues Half Day Seminar Victoria Feb 27 3 1 BC
Law For Doctors/Medicine for Lawyers Seminar Vancouver March 7 6 1 BC
AB For Law Clerks Seminar Toronto April 11 5.5   ON
Without Predjudice Seminar Toronto April 18 0.5 0.5 ON
Accident Benefits Joint Program Seminar Toronto April 25 6   ON
Expert Witnesses Seminar Ottawa May 7 3   ON
Defensible Positions Seminar Moncton May 9 3   NB
CDL Annual General Meeting: A Hard Rock Defence Seminar Toronto June 6 5.75 1 ON
        6 1 BC
        6   NB
        6 1 SK
Painless Networking - Young Lawyer Workshop Seminar Toronto June 6   2 ON
Boot Camp Toronto Seminar Toronto Sept 4 5.5 .5 ON
Best Defence Seminar Vancouver Sept 26 5.25 1 BC
Accident Benefits Seminar Toronto Oct 23 5.5   ON
Defence Briefs - Property Claims Seminar Toronto Nov 21 3.0   ON
             

 



Mandatory CLE is becoming standard in all provinces, however the requirements vary widely. We have up to date information below, but please consult your provincal law society or territorial bar for details. Where possible our CLE is accredited.
 

AB: CDL programs receive accreditation by the Alberta Insurance Council. Click here for more information

BC: CDL is a Pre-Approved CPD Provider. Requirements: The Law Society requires that, each calendar year, all practising BC lawyers complete and report completion online of at least 12 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) in accredited educational activities. At least two of the 12 hours must pertain to any combination of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, or practice management.
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NB: CDL is a Pre-Approved CPD Provider. Requirements: 12 hours per calendar year. Click here for more information

ON: You are required to complete a minimum of 3 Professionalism Hours (professional responsibility, ethics and/or practice management) and up to 9 Substantive Hours per calendar year. Only programs and activities for Professionalism Hours must be accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada i. Substantive Hours do not have to be accredited and may address substantive or procedural law topics and/or related skills. ALL CDL Seminars can be applied towards 9 of the 12 hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Canadian Defence Lawyers has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Upper Canada. 
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QC: Individual lawyers report their CPD hours personnally. Requirements: 30 hours every 2 years (April 1 - March 31). Click here for more information

SK: CDL is a Pre-Approved CPD Provider. Requirements: 36 hours over 3 years with no less than 6 of those hours toward Ethics, Click here for more information

MB: There is no mandatory CLE requirements, however the Manitoba Law Society expects a minimum of 12 hours reported per year.
 
NS: Nova Scotia does not have mandatory CLE for litigators. Mandatory reporting of the hours and nature of the CLE attended is required in the annual individual practice report required by the NSBS.

PE: PEI does not have mandatory CLE, but there is an insurance credit available for those who attend law society approved CLE. CLE providers are not listed or accredited but the law society approves any program offered. 

NF: The Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador occasionally designates seminars as compulsory. Click here for more information