Submissions and Resolutions

Today
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Gender identity and gender expression rights in federal correctional facilities

  • March 17, 2017

The CBA raises concerns about transgender rights issues in federal corrections, including housing, segregation, searches and testing, showers and toilet facilities, access to personal items, clothing and prosthetics, and health care.

Aboriginal Law, CCCA, Constitutional & Human Rights and 6 more..., Criminal Justice, Military Law, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Women Lawyers, Student Forum

Retaining the Preliminary Inquiry

  • March 14, 2017

The CBA urges retaining the preliminary inquiry and refutes the suggestion that it contributes to court delays. Rather, it is a tool for justice efficiency and fairness.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Shortage of Judges

  • December 19, 2016

The CBA reiterates the urgency of filling vacancies and increasing judicial complements across Canada, noting the critical shortage of judges in Quebec and Alberta.

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, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Well-Being, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pensions 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, Child and Youth Law

Environmental Assessment Process Review

  • December 09, 2016

The CBA reviews the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 and addresses ways to improve the federal environmental assessment process.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law

Criminal Records Act Review Consultations

  • December 07, 2016

The CBA urges expanded availability of pardons or record suspensions, to advance the important goal of encouraging offenders' reintegration.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Court and Registry Management System

  • December 07, 2016

The CBA urges the Justice Minister to support technological advancements for the Federal Courts, and the Tax Court of Canada.

Aboriginal Law, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation and 5 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Maritime Law, Taxation Law