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Physician-Assisted Dying

  • August 13, 2015

Whereas in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously declared Criminal Code sections 241(b) (assisted suicide) and 14 (consent to death) to be unconstitutional and “void insofar as they prohibit physician-assisted death for a competent adult person...

National Intellectual Property Section Regulation Amendment

  • February 21, 2015

WHEREAS the National Intellectual Property Section wishes to be more inclusive by involving Branch Section Chairs in the election of Executive Members and to have greater flexibility in the number of Executive Members on its Executive Committee

Intellectual Property

Clarifying Law About End of Life Decision-Making

  • February 21, 2015

WHEREAS end of life decision-making in health care is legally, ethically and emotionally challenging

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Policies for Naming Courthouses

  • February 21, 2015

WHEREAS independence of the judiciary is a fundamental principle of Canada’s justice system and an essential feature of the rule of law

Sexual Harassment in Canadian Workplaces

  • February 21, 2015

WHEREAS there have been numerous recent media reports of sexual harassment and sexual assault in well-known and well-respected Canadian institutions in the public and private sectors

Criminal Justice

International Initiatives Committee

  • February 21, 2015

WHEREAS the CBA established the International Development Committee as a committee dedicated to the development of fair justice systems throughout the world