Submissions and Resolutions

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In-Canada Asylum Review

  • July 29, 2016

The CBA Immigration Law Section comments to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on the in-Canada asylum process.

Immigration Law, Labour & Employment

Model Code of Professional Conduct

  • July 12, 2016

CBA supports proposed changes to FLSC Model Code of Professional Conduct on competence, dishonesty, leaving a law firm, and incriminating physical evidence.

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

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

  • June 30, 2016

The CBA comments on parts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Chapter 12 (Temporary Entry for Business Persons) and Chapter 26 (Transparency and Anti-Corruption).

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 6 more..., Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, International Law

Governance Framework for IP Agents - Code of Conduct

  • June 13, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association welcomes a code of conduct for patent and trademark agents and recommends changes to provide greater clarity about the scope of agent work and to deal with the unauthorized practice of law by non-lawyer agents.

Administrative Law, Business Law, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 5 more..., Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Sole Practitioners, Young Lawyers, Student Forum

Designated Representatives at Immigration and Refugee Board

  • June 07, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association responds to the Immigration and Refugee Board's reply of Canada to suggested changes in use of Designated Representatives for children and vulnerable persons under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law, Immigration Law

Temporary Foreign Worker Program

  • May 27, 2016

The CBA offers suggestions to Minister Mihychuk on operation and enforcement of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program.

Business Law, Immigration Law, Labour & Employment

Governor in Council Appointments

  • May 04, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association welcomes the federal government's announcement of a new approach to Governor in Council (GiC) appointments and encourages attention to underlying issues that affect the perceived integrity of GiC appointees, particularly for adjudicative tribunals.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, CCCA and 13 more..., Civil Litigation, Competition Law, Criminal Justice, French Speaking Lawyers, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Military Law, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum

Bill C-6, Citizenship Act Amendments

  • April 13, 2016

The CBA supports Bill C-6, which undoes many changes to the Citizenship Act introduced by the so-called Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. In particular, the CBA supports repealing unfair provisions on revocation of citizenship.

Immigration Law