Submissions to Government

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Competitor Collaboration Guidelines

  • October 07, 2020

The CBA comments on the Competition Bureau's proposed revised Competitor Collaboration Guidelines, proposing improvements to the guidance.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 9 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Privacy and Access

Legal Remedies for Victims of Hate Speech

  • October 05, 2020

The CBA comments on a consultation paper from Justice Canada about legal remedies for victims of hate speech

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

Pension Benefits Act – Financial Hardship Unlocking

  • September 30, 2020

The CBA comments on Newfoundland and Labrador's proposal to allow early unlocking of pension benefits for financial hardship.

Administrative Law, Insolvency Law, Business Law and 14 more..., CCCA, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

  • September 22, 2020

The CBA comments on the Canada Border Service Agency's proposal to amend sections 228 and 229 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, dealing with removal orders.

Administrative Law, Immigration Law

Appointing BIPOC Candidates to the Federal Judiciary

  • September 14, 2020

The CBA urges the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice to appoint Black, Indigenous and People of Colour candidates to the Supreme Court of Canada and other federal judicial positions.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 43 more..., 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, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Uniform Police Record Checks Act

  • August 31, 2020

The CBA supports the Uniform Police Record Checks Act to address uniform police record check practices and encourages its adoption across Canada.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law and 2 more..., Criminal Justice, Immigration Law

Proposed Amendments to Model Code of Professional Conduct

  • August 28, 2020

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Model Code of Professional Conduct provisions on discrimination and harassment and ex parte proceedings and communications.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 43 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, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Draft Bulletin - Reasonable Methods to Apportion Assets and Actuarial Liabilities

  • August 17, 2020

The CBA comments on the Canada Revenue Agency’s draft bulletin on methods to apportion assets and liabilities for funding defined benefit provisions of registered pension plans with more than one participating employer.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 8 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Pension and Benefits Law

Zero-rating Personal Protective Equipment

  • August 17, 2020

The CBA proposes that Personal Protective Equipment, a demonstrated necessity of life, should not be subject to GST/HST to ensure a consistent tax treatment.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 11 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts