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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Bill C-59 — Income Tax Act, Tax on Repurchases of Equity

  • March 26, 2024

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee recommends fixes to technical issues that could adversely impact bona fide acquisition transactions involving Canadian public corporations.

Business Law, CCCA, Taxation Law

International Women’s Day and Abortion Rights in Canada

  • March 06, 2024

The CBA shares news of its recently adopted resolution on protecting and realizing abortion rights in Canada.

Child and Youth Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 8 more..., Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Young Lawyers

Strengthening Competition in the Financial Sector

  • February 29, 2024

The CBA comments on how to strengthen competition in Canada’s financial sector.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 12 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Preclearance in the United States Regulations

  • February 14, 2024

The CBA comments on the proposed Preclearance in the United States Regulations.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Constitutional & Human Rights and 12 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, International Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Bill C-352 — Lowering Prices for Canadians Act

  • February 13, 2024

The CBA expresses concern with piecemeal competition law reform and explains that Bill C-352, Lowering Prices for Canadians Act must be examined in the context of other recent changes.

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

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

  • February 12, 2024

The CBA comments 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 9 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law