How do you solve a problem like privilege?

  • January 16, 2018

Bill C-58, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act, is a disproportionate response to a problem that doesn’t exist, the CBA said in a December letter to Treasury Board President Scott Brison and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Divorce Act needs to be updated to reflect new parenting realities

  • January 16, 2018

Many of the parents of the current generation of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers were themselves children – or even just a twinkle in a parent’s eye – the last time the Divorce Act was substantively amended, more than 30 years ago.

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.