Protecting the safety and prosperity of Canadians

  • August 20, 2021

Economic threats to national security may not grab headlines as much as other dangers with the potential to affect Canada, but that doesn’t mean they’re not dangerous to the safety and prosperity of Canadians. Earlier this year the federal government struck a task force to study and address new and emerging threats and asked stakeholders to give feedback.

More than summits are needed to tackle hate

  • July 28, 2021

“Organizing summits is not enough.” This is the clear message sent on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association by its President Bradley D. Regehr to Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth Bardish Chagger and Justice Minister David Lametti.

Ensuring access to clients' online CRA accounts crucial to avoid extensive delays

  • June 28, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section acknowledges how successful the Canada Revenue Agency, or CRA, has been in increasing the proportion of charity applications that are accepted thanks to the Charities IT Modernization Project, or CHAMP. But lawyers acting for charities face a number of difficult challenges with the MyBA online portal that result in extensive delays for clients.