Federal Courts Rules - 2024 Global Review

  • July 02, 2024

The CBA comments on the proposed overview of the Federal Courts Rules touching on procedural and jurisprudential developments.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Constitutional & Human Rights and 4 more..., Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Maritime Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-352 — Lowering Prices for Canadians Act

  • June 18, 2024

With efficiencies defense removed from the Competition Act, the CBA Section supports inclusion of efficiencies as factors to assess whether a merger or competitor collaboration substantially lessens or prevents competition.

Competition Law

Improving Access to Justice by Increasing Transparency at IRCC

  • June 12, 2024

The CBA urges IRCC to increase transparency by releasing Global Case Management System notes with decision letters and disclosing the use of AI in decision-making processes

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, French Speaking Lawyers and 4 more..., Intellectual Property, Privacy and Access, Sole Practitioners, Young Lawyers

Residency Requirement Resolution and the 2024 Budget

  • May 22, 2024

The CBA supports the federal government’s intention to launch consultations on repealing the residency requirements for Federal Court of Canada and Tax Court of Canada judges.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 3 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property

Bill C-316 — An Act to Amend the Department of Canadian Heritage Act (Court Challenges Program)

  • May 15, 2024

The CBA supports the enhancement of the Court Challenges Program's stability and independence to increased access to justice for marginalized groups and advancing constitutional rights.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law and 13 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers