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Bill C-56 — Affordable Housing and Groceries Act

  • November 23, 2023

The CBA comments on Bill C-56, the Affordable Housing and Groceries Act, recommending improvements to the GST New Residential Rental Property Rebate and amendments to the Competition Act.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 12 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Family Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Taxation Law

Income Tax Act — GAAR Proposals and Self-Help Transactions

  • October 13, 2023

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on Income Tax Act s. 245 amendments, with examples of what should be acceptable transactions under the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR).

CAPSA Guideline for Pension Plan Risk Management

  • October 03, 2023

The CBA comments on the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities' proposed revised Guideline for Pension Plan Risk Management.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 16 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Discrimination against Ahmadi Muslim Lawyers in Pakistan

  • September 06, 2023

The CBA expresses concern over the discrimination of lawyers belonging to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Pakistan.

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, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Improving Canada's Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime

  • August 16, 2023

The CBA comments on how to improve Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime, emphasizing the protection of solicitor-client privilege.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 17 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Income Tax Act — Impact of CAE Case

  • August 11, 2023

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee recommends excluding unconditionally repayable loans from being “government assistance” for appropriate tax purposes.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 7 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Constitutional & Human Rights, Intellectual Property, International Law, Maritime Law, Real Property Law, Taxation Law

Congratulations and Welcome to Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

  • August 03, 2023

The CBA welcomes the new Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and sets out mutual priorities.

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, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Valuation for Duty Regulations

  • June 23, 2023

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Valuation for Duty Regulations.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 9 more..., CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Consultation on the Future of Competition Policy in Canada

  • June 22, 2023

The CBA gives its perspective on the Competition Bureau’s recommendations to shape the future of the Competition Act and competition policy in Canada.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 12 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Appointment of an Associate Chief Judge for the Superior Court of Québec

  • June 15, 2023

(Available in French only) The CBA underscores the urgency of filling the position of Associate Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 44 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, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.