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.


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

Retroactive Change to Taxable Benefits

  • February 06, 2018

The CBA entreats the Canada Revenue Agency not to retroactively apply changes to administrative policies for the calculation of a taxable benefit.

Administrative Law, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Taxation Law

Bill C-59 – National Security Act, 2017

  • February 01, 2018

The CBA comments on Bill C-59, which modernizes the legal framework for Canada’s national security infrastructure, and recommends changes to preserve Canada’s constitutional values, while protecting the safety and security of Canadians.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Criminal Justice, Immigration Law and 2 more..., Military Law, Privacy and Access

PMNOC Timetable Checklist

  • February 01, 2018

The CBA comments on a timetable checklist for Federal Court PMNOC proceedings (patents and generic medicines)

Civil Litigation, Competition Law, Intellectual Property

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

Competition Bureau Immunity Program

  • January 23, 2018

The CBA says proposed changes to the Competition Bureau's Immunity Program will increase burden on applicants and could undermine a crucial enforcement tool.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 5 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, International Law, Privacy and Access