Submissions to Government

Our Submissions to Government are open to the public. They are presented here in a non-accessible PDF format. If you would like to receive an accessible web version, please contact us by email.

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Judicial Appointments

  • January 12, 2018

The CBA urges the Justice Minister to improve access to justice by filling judicial vacancies and expanding Unified Family Courts.

Civil Litigation, Family Law

Divorce Act Amendments

  • December 22, 2017

The CBA asks for Divorce Act amendments to address three pressing issues; relocation, child support in shared parenting situations, and terminology.

Family Law

Bill S-202 — Shared Parenting Act

  • December 22, 2017

The CBA urges that Bill S-202 not proceed in the legislative process, as the ‘best interests of the child’ should remain the fundamental principle in custody and access determinations.

Family Law

Bill C-58 — Solicitor-Client Privilege

  • December 20, 2017

The CBA says Bill C-58 should not allow the Information and Privacy Commissioners to review records subject to solicitor-client privilege.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum

Immigration Consultants

  • December 08, 2017

The CBA comments on the government's response to the Parliamentary Committee report on Immigration Consultants

Business Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law and 1 more..., International Law

Addressing Corporate Wrongdoing in Canada

  • December 08, 2017

The CBA recommends Deferred Prosecution Agreements and enhancements to the Integrity Regime to expand Canada's toolkit to address corporate wrongdoing.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum

Bill C-23, Preclearance Act, 2016

  • December 04, 2017

The CBA continues to say that Bill C-23, Preclearance Act, 2016 unnecessarily and unjustifiably sacrifices the rights and liberties of Canadian travellers.

Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 2 more..., Immigration Law, International Law