Submissions to Government

Our Submissions to Government are open to the public. They are presented here in a non-accessible PDF format. If you would like to receive an accessible web version, please contact us by email.

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Recommendations to Clarify Temporary Resident Status for Visitors

  • February 01, 2023

The CBA suggests how Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada can clarify the interpretation of Temporary Resident Status in Visitor Records.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Constitutional & Human Rights and 10 more..., Elder Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Immigration Law, International Law, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Bill C-20, Public Complaints and Review Commission Act

  • January 30, 2023

The CBA comments on legislation to establish a Public Complaints and Review Commission for the CBSA and RCMP

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Constitutional & Human Rights and 12 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Immigration Law, International Law, Maritime Law, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Unified Family Courts

  • January 25, 2023

The CBA reaffirms its support for the expansion of Unified Family Courts across Canada and shares concerns over the number of unfilled judicial vacancies.

Aboriginal Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Child and Youth Law and 11 more..., Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights, Elder Law, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Young Lawyers

Processing delays for approved permanent resident applicants

  • January 24, 2023

The CBA suggests ways to reduce delays in issuing electronic Confirmations of Permanent Residence (eCOPR) and Permanent Residence cards.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 13 more..., Child and Youth Law, Elder Law, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Immigration Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Welcome letter

  • December 05, 2022

The CBA welcomes the new Director General of the Charities Directorate at the Canada Revenue Agency.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

Prohibition Purchase

  • November 28, 2022

The CBA comments on the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act, the regulations and policy directions.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 17 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Real Property Law, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law

Bill C-32 -Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act Proposed Income Tax Amendments Compromise Solicitor-Client Privilege

  • November 28, 2022

The CBA says the Charter Statement for Bill C-32 fails to address solicitor-client privilege in Income Tax Act amendments on reporting requirements for trusts.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 42 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth 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, Well-Being, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers