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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Addressing Corporate Wrongdoing in Canada

  • December 08, 2017

The CBA recommends Deferred Prosecution Agreements and enhancements to the Integrity Regime to expand Canada's toolkit to address corporate wrongdoing.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 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, Judges Forum, 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, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum

Bill C-23, Preclearance Act, 2016

  • December 04, 2017

The CBA continues to say that Bill C-23, Preclearance Act, 2016 unnecessarily and unjustifiably sacrifices the rights and liberties of Canadian travellers.

Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 2 more..., Immigration Law, International Law

CBSA Flagpoling Pilot Project

  • November 30, 2017

The CBA views the Canada Border Services Agency's Flagpoling Pilot Project as unlawful, and urges the federal government to cancel the project.

Business Law, Immigration Law, International Law and 1 more..., Labour & Employment

Big Data and Innovation: Implications for Competition Policy in Canada

  • November 29, 2017

The CBA comments on the Competition Bureau's discussion paper about the implications of big data and innovation on competition.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Civil Litigation and 7 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law

Modernizing Official Languages Act

  • November 29, 2017

The CBA says the Official Languages Act should be modernized to reflect Canada's linguistic realities, and recommends improvements to access to justice in both official languages and to the bilingual capacity of the courts.

Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights

Pension Funding Framework Review

  • November 23, 2017

The CBA comments on the Nova Scotia government's pension funding framework review and advocates sustainability, clarity and harmonization in considering any changes to the funding model.

Business Law, CCCA, Labour & Employment and 1 more..., Pension and Benefits Law

Filing Fees for Merger Reviews

  • November 22, 2017

The CBA comments on the Competition Bureau's proposal to increase filling fees for merger reviews.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 2 more..., Competition Law, International Law

Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness Feedback on Revised Tax Proposals for Private Corporations

  • November 22, 2017

While the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness welcomes some movement to proposed tax rules for Canadian-controlled private corporations, more consultation is needed to understand and address the consequences of the complex proposals.

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

Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants

  • November 17, 2017

The CBA says application of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for medical inadmissibility must be consistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights and international human rights standards.

Family Law, Health Law, Immigration Law and 1 more..., International Law