Submissions and Resolutions

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Review of the Navigation Protection Act

  • November 28, 2016

The CBA recommends that all navigable waters be protected, not just those waters listed in the Schedule to the Navigation Protection Act.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Maritime Law

Leonard Peltier's Plea for Clemency

  • October 28, 2016

The CBA urges the Government of Canada to encourage their US counterparts to grant clemency to Leonard Peltier.

Aboriginal Law, Criminal Justice, International Law

Supporting Families Experiencing Separation and Divorce

  • October 14, 2016

The CBA urges continuation of Justice Canada's Supporting Families Initiative, as it fulfills an important role that helps Canadians involved in separation and divorce.

Aboriginal Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law

Federal Judicial Discipline Process

  • September 21, 2016

The CBA make recommendations to Justice Canada on reforms to the federal judicial discipline process. The CBA urges inclusion of lay persons and puisne judges, the development of a code of procedure and reintroduction of Inquiry Independent Counsel.

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Post-Judicial Return to Practice

  • September 21, 2016

The CBA advises the Federation of Law Societies of Canada that post-judicial return to practice should be regulated, with corresponding recommendations.

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, 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

Clemency for Leonard Peltier

  • August 12, 2016

A Canadian Bar Association resolution passed at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Council.

Aboriginal Law, Criminal Justice, International Law

Overuse of Pretrial Detention

  • August 12, 2016

A Canadian Bar Association resolution passed at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Council.

Aboriginal Law, Criminal Justice