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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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

Processing delays for the dependents of Protected Persons

  • April 29, 2024

The CBA and CCR recommends the issuance of Temporary Resident Permits (TRPs) to dependents of protected persons to avoid lengthy and harmful separation of families.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Constitutional & Human Rights and 9 more..., Elder Law, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, International Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Bill C-59 – Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2023

  • April 29, 2024

The CBA addresses a recommendation of the Commissioner of Competition on amendments to the Competition Act in Bill C-59, the Fall Economic Statement Act, 2023.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 10 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Home Childcare Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot Programs

  • March 27, 2024

The CBA comments on the Home Childcare Provider Pilot (HCCP) and Home Support Worker Pilot (HSWP) Programs, both due to expire in June 2024.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Elder Law and 10 more..., Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Student Forum, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers