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.


Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness feedback on revised tax proposals

  • February 22, 2018

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness remains concerned with changes to income splitting rules and upcoming changes to passive investments. The Coalition continues to recommend a comprehensive review of Canada's income tax system.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 38 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit 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, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Manitoba Pension Benefits Act Review

  • February 21, 2018

The CBA responds to the Manitoba government review of pensions legislation and urges harmonization and retirement income security.

Business Law, CCCA, Pension and Benefits Law

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