Submissions and Resolutions


Welcome to Prime Minister

  • November 04, 2015

The CBA extends congratulations to the Prime Minister and looks forward to working with the new government to convey the perspective of the legal profession on issues of mutual interest.

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Relocation of Children in Family Law Proceedings

  • August 13, 2015

Whereas Canadian legislation gives little guidance for parents to know when they need permission from the other parent or the court to relocate with a child, and no clear test or factors help determine if a move is likely to be permitted in the child’s best interests;

Family Law, Child and Youth Law

In the Interests of Children — Response to Bill C-560

  • May 08, 2014

The CBA reiterates its stance to retain the “best interests of the child” test for custody and access, and opposes private member’s Bill C-560 that would impose equal parenting time for children.

Family Law, Child and Youth Law

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • March 10, 2014

The CBA urges the federal government to use the concluding observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child as a roadmap to table a detailed Government Action Plan for implementing the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child.

Child and Youth Law