Submissions and Resolutions

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Review of Refugee Determination Procedures

  • August 16, 2018

The CBA supports an independent Immigration and Refugee Board, and offers input on recommended changes to IRB procedures.

Administrative Law, Immigration Law, International Law and 2 more..., Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Modernizing the Official Languages Act

  • August 14, 2018

The CBA says Parliament should add an enforceable section to the Official Languages Act requiring the Minister of Justice to ensure a completely bilingual Constitution for Canada.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 3 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, International Law

Immunity and Leniency Programs

  • July 20, 2018

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Competition Bureau's Immunity and Leniency Programs.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 10 more..., CCCA, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Supreme Court of Canada Rules

  • July 18, 2018

The CBA comments on changes to the Supreme Court of Canada Rules and a proposed Practice Direction on interveners.

Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 1 more..., Criminal Justice

Reversing the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act

  • July 06, 2018

The CBA urges reversal of measures undermining due process in immigration matters, and highlights disproportionate impact of new impaired driving penalties on permanent residents

Administrative Law, Criminal Justice, Immigration Law

Market Studies Information Bulletin

  • June 29, 2018

The CBA expresses concern with broad-based market studies, including the Competition Bureau’s authority to conduct them, their value, strain on resources and burdens on private parties.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Tax Proposals for Private Corporations — Protecting Past Passive Investments

  • May 25, 2018

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness continues to recommend measures to alleviate the burden of new passive income rules on businesses.

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Abuse of Dominance Enforcement Guidelines

  • May 15, 2018

The CBA notes the Competition Bureau's draft Abuse of Dominance Enforcement Guidelines sometimes take an inconsistent or expansive view of the jurisprudence, and suggests clarifications.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law