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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New National Immigration Detention Framework

  • June 12, 2017

The CBA comments on the Canadian Border Services Agency’s proposed new National Immigration Detention Framework.

Family Law, Immigration Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Reinstatement of the Court Challenges Program

  • June 07, 2017

The CBA recommends changes to the reinstated Court Challenges Program to ensure its effectiveness, its contribution to equality and access to justice in Canada, and to include Aboriginal and treaty rights.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Canada-MERCOSUR Trade Consultations

  • June 06, 2017

The CBA comments on a potential Free Trade Agreement between Canada and MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay).The CBA supports an agreement and highlights the importance of transparency, competition and human rights.

Aboriginal Law, Business Law, CCCA and 6 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, International Law

Income Tax Act – Small Business Deduction Rules under Section 125

  • June 06, 2017

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on how CRA will administer changes to the Small Business Deduction Rules. The CBA is committed to removing and preventing barriers for people with disabilities in obtaining, using and benefiting from the services offered. If you require an accessible version of this document please send an email request to accessibility-accessibilité@cba.org.

Business Law, CCCA, Taxation Law

Income Tax Act – Federal Budget 2017, Taxation of Work In Progress (WIP) for Professionals

  • June 06, 2017

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on proposed amendments to taxation of work in progress (WIP) for professionals. The CBA is committed to removing and preventing barriers for people with disabilities in obtaining, using and benefiting from the services offered. If you require an accessible version of this document please send an email request to accessibility-accessibilité@cba.org.

Business Law, CCCA, Taxation Law

IV Global Conference on Child Labour Consultation

  • June 05, 2017

The CBA responds to the International Labour Organization's consultation for the Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour.

CCCA, International Law, Labour & Employment

End-of-Life Decisions – Mature Minors

  • May 26, 2017

The CBA encourages the Chairs of the three Working Groups (mature minors, advance requests, mental illness) established by the Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying to consider the experiences of lawyers and their clients.

CCCA, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 7 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insurance Law, Privacy and Access, Wills, Estates and Trusts

End-of-Life Decisions – Advance Requests

  • May 26, 2017

The CBA encourages the Chairs of the three Working Groups (mature minors, advance requests, mental illness) established by the Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying to consider the experiences of lawyers and their clients.

CCCA, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 7 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insurance Law, Privacy and Access, Wills, Estates and Trusts