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Making Access to Justice an Election Priority

  • June 11, 2019

The CBA is asking party leaders to show leadership on access to justice, by dedicating federal legal aid funding; and adopting guiding principles for a national, integrated system of public legal assistance.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 42 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, 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

Draft MOPOP Topics - Patent Rules

  • May 30, 2019

The CBA comments on proposed changes to Patent Office Practice and recommends creation of security interest in patents and patent applications.

Business Law, CCCA, Intellectual Property and 1 more..., International Law

Potential WTO Negotiations on E-commerce

  • May 07, 2019

The CBA believes a WTO e-commerce agreement could increase market access, eliminate barriers to digital trade and safeguard personal information and consumer protection but stresses that it should not restrict competition.

Business Law, CCCA, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 5 more..., Competition Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Bill C-69 β€” Impact Assessment Act

  • March 05, 2019

The CBA comments on how changes to Bill C-69's Impact Assessment Act address its recommendations to strengthen the new process and respect the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Maritime Law, Municipal Law, Real Property Law

Income Tax Act β€” Definition of Public Corporation

  • March 04, 2019

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee wants to change the Income Tax Act definition of public corporation to avoid inappropriate tax results in public M&A "going private" transactions.