Submissions and Resolutions


Statutory Review of the Copyright Act

  • November 27, 2018

The CBA offers input on the issues for consideration in the 5-year statutory review of the Copyright Act.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 4 more..., Intellectual Property, International Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Privacy and Access

Modernization of the Official Languages Act

  • November 22, 2018

The CBA urges the government to modernize the Official Languages Act to better reflect the present-day reality of Canada's linguistic duality.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 4 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, French Speaking Lawyers, International Law

Bill C-77 — National Defence Act Amendments

  • November 20, 2018

The CBA comments on changes to the military justice system and the new Declaration of Victims Rights in Bill C-77.

Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 4 more..., Criminal Justice, International Law, Military Law, Privacy and Access

Spousal Sponsorship Process

  • November 01, 2018

The CBA offers Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada its input on how to improve the spousal sponsorship program.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Family Law and 2 more..., Immigration Law, International Law

Official Languages Act - Access to Justice in French and English

  • October 26, 2018

The CBA says the Official Languages Act should be modernized to reflect today's linguistic realities and it should include an enforceable section requiring the Justice Minister to ensure a completely bilingual Constitution for Canada.

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

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