How do you solve a problem like privilege?

  • January 16, 2018

Bill C-58, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act, is a disproportionate response to a problem that doesn’t exist, the CBA said in a December letter to Treasury Board President Scott Brison and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Divorce Act needs to be updated to reflect new parenting realities

  • January 16, 2018

Many of the parents of the current generation of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers were themselves children – or even just a twinkle in a parent’s eye – the last time the Divorce Act was substantively amended, more than 30 years ago.

One more time: Lawyers, not immigration consultants

  • January 02, 2018

The CBA’s Immigration Law Section has said it quite a few times over the past several years, and said it again in a December letter to the Immigration Minister: lawyers are best placed to offer professional representation for newcomers to Canada.

Holding corporate feet to the fire for improper business practices

  • December 20, 2017

A number of CBA Sections responded to the government’s consultation this fall on expanding Canada’s toolkit to address corporate wrongdoing – specifically, enhancements to the Integrity Regime and a possible deferred prosecution agreement regime.