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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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COVID-19 — Draft Time Limits Act

  • June 01, 2020

The CBA responds to the draft Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19), commenting on the ambit, timelines and retroactivity.

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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.

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Bill C-7 – Criminal Code amendments (medical assistance in dying)

  • May 07, 2020

The CBA comments on Bill C-7, Criminal Code amendments on medical assistance in dying.

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COVID-19 – Impediments to Justice Canada Proceeding before the Federal Court

  • May 06, 2020

The CBA addresses technological challenges faced by Justice Canada in operating remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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