One more time: Lawyers, not immigration consultants

  • January 02, 2018

The CBA’s Immigration Law Section has said it quite a few times over the past several years, and said it again in a December letter to the Immigration Minister: lawyers are best placed to offer professional representation for newcomers to Canada.

Holding corporate feet to the fire for improper business practices

  • December 20, 2017

A number of CBA Sections responded to the government’s consultation this fall on expanding Canada’s toolkit to address corporate wrongdoing – specifically, enhancements to the Integrity Regime and a possible deferred prosecution agreement regime.

Competition Bureau initiates discussion on Big Data

  • December 18, 2017

Google. Facebook. Twitter. The Internet itself. Twenty years ago most of these things were barely more than glints in their creators’ eyes (the internet was still the information superhighway 20 years ago), now they’re ubiquitous resources that most people can’t live without.

Wanted: A healthy system to assess medical inadmissibility

  • November 28, 2017

Protecting the integrity of the health-care system is an important factor to consider in Canada’s immigration program, but the focus can’t be on keeping applicants with medical conditions out, says the CBA’s Immigration Law Section.