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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2022 G7 Leaders Summit – Bar Leaders Concerns

  • June 16, 2022

The CBA outlines issues of importance for the legal profession at the 2022 G7 Summit.

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

Privacy in Personal Electronic Devices at the Canadian Border

  • June 03, 2022

The CBA comments on amendments to Customs Act and Preclearance Act, 2016 dealing with privacy in personal electronic devices at the border.

Business Law, CCCA, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 6 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Student Forum, Young Lawyers

Recommendations to Improve Processing Time and Procedures of Work Permit Applications for Visa Office and GSS Processing

  • May 26, 2022

The CBA recommends immediate steps for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to improve processing time and procedures at visa offices for Global Skills Strategy (GSS) and Outside Canada Work Permit Applications.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 11 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, French Speaking Lawyers, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Indigenous Decarceration and Self Determination Resolution

  • May 25, 2022

The CBA urges the government to work with Indigenous groups and give them resources to implement an action plan to significantly reduce incarceration rates of Indigenous peoples.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Draft Information Bulletin on Transparency

  • May 20, 2022

The CBA is concerned with the increased discretion and reduced guidance and transparency in the Competition Bureau’s draft Information Bulletin on Transparency.

CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation and 8 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15: Budget Implementation Act, Competition Act amendments (Senate of Canada)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Air & Space Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 8 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15: Budget Implementation Act, Competition Act amendments (Letter to House of Commons)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Insolvency Law and 4 more..., Intellectual Property, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Pension Investment Risk Management

  • May 13, 2022

The CBA comments on proposed pension investment risk management principles issued by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 13 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts