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Appointing BIPOC Candidates to the Federal Judiciary

  • September 14, 2020

The CBA urges the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice to appoint Black, Indigenous and People of Colour candidates to the Supreme Court of Canada and other federal judicial positions.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 43 more..., Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth 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, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Proposed Amendments to Model Code of Professional Conduct

  • August 28, 2020

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Model Code of Professional Conduct provisions on discrimination and harassment and ex parte proceedings and communications.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 43 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth 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, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Draft Bulletin - Reasonable Methods to Apportion Assets and Actuarial Liabilities

  • August 17, 2020

The CBA comments on the Canada Revenue Agency’s draft bulletin on methods to apportion assets and liabilities for funding defined benefit provisions of registered pension plans with more than one participating employer.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 8 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Pension and Benefits Law

Zero-rating Personal Protective Equipment

  • August 17, 2020

The CBA proposes that Personal Protective Equipment, a demonstrated necessity of life, should not be subject to GST/HST to ensure a consistent tax treatment.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 11 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Income Tax Act — Impact of Pangaea Case

  • August 10, 2020

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee suggests a Finance Canada comfort letter for Canadian issuers of debt securities to respond to the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Pangaea.

Business Law, CCCA, Taxation Law

COVID-19 — Investment Canada Act Study — COVID-19 Implications

  • June 16, 2020

The CBA comments on COVID-19's impact on the Investment Canada Act, namely the government's ability to adjust the national security regime and net benefit review thresholds.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Taxation Law

COVID-19 — Tax Issues in draft Time Limits Act

  • June 01, 2020

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee Comments on impact of the draft Time Limits Act on the Income Tax Act and the Excise Tax Act.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 3 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

COVID-19 — Urgent Competition Act Amendments

  • April 09, 2020

The CBA urges the government to amend the Competition Act to allow certain mergers and agreements between competitors to address supply concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law