Submissions and Resolutions

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Bilingual Constitution of Canada

  • February 16, 2018

Resolution passed at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bar Association

Constitutional & Human Rights, French Speaking Lawyers

Protection of LGBTI2S Human Rights

  • February 16, 2018

Resolution passed at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bar Association

Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration Law and 2 more..., International Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying Regulations

  • February 13, 2018

The CBA urges Health Canada to reconsider regulatory approach for monitoring medical assistance in dying.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, CCCA, Constitutional & Human Rights and 7 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Health Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Federal Cannabis Regulation

  • January 23, 2018

The CBA comments on a proposed approach to federal cannabis regulations and urges an opportunity for public comment on draft regulations.

Administrative Law, Business Law, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 7 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Health Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Public Sector

Canada’s Reports on United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • January 15, 2018

The CBA offers guidance on the template for Canada's next report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 13 more..., CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Family Law, Health Law, Immigration Law, International Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers

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

Modernizing Official Languages Act

  • November 29, 2017

The CBA says the Official Languages Act should be modernized to reflect Canada's linguistic realities, and recommends improvements to access to justice in both official languages and to the bilingual capacity of the courts.

Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights