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Bill C-51 — Criminal Code: Sexual Assault amendments

  • October 30, 2017

The CBA cautions that Bill C-51 will not improve justice for either complainants or accused in sexual assault cases, and highlights sections likely to attract constitutional scrutiny.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Asylum Seekers – Policy and Legislative Options

  • October 25, 2017

The CBA suggests ways to address the recent influx of asylum seekers arriving in Canada from the US, balancing border integrity and Canadian security with refuge and protection for people in need.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law, International Law

Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness Letter on Proposed Tax Proposals

  • October 12, 2017

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, of which the CBA is a member, asks again that the government set aside tax proposals for Canadian Controlled Private Corporations in favour of a comprehensive review of Canadian tax policy.

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Medical Assistance in Dying

  • October 06, 2017

The CBA responds to the Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying, tasked with examining issues about requests by mature minors, advance requests, and requests where mental illness is the sole underlying medical condition.

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Bill C-45 — Cannabis Act

  • September 27, 2017

The CBA urges that criminal offences for cannabis follow the models for regulated substances like tobacco and alcohol.

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Bill C-46– Impaired Driving Act

  • September 18, 2017

The CBA urges caution in amending the Criminal Code to address drug and alcohol impaired driving.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness letter on proposed tax proposals

  • August 31, 2017

The CBA joins the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness —a unified voice to oppose federal government’s tax proposals for incorporated small businesses.

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Independence of the Judiciary in Poland

  • July 25, 2017

The CBA urges the Government of Canada to encourage judicial independence in Poland.

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NAFTA Renegotiation and Modernization

  • July 19, 2017

The CBA comments on the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The CBA recommends aligning a revised NAFTA with next-generation trade agreements and broadening the scope of cross-border trade.

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