Submissions and Resolutions


In-Canada Asylum Review

  • July 29, 2016

The CBA Immigration Law Section comments to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on the in-Canada asylum process.

Immigration Law, Labour & Employment, Child and Youth Law

Designated Representatives at Immigration and Refugee Board

  • June 07, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association responds to the Immigration and Refugee Board's reply of Canada to suggested changes in use of Designated Representatives for children and vulnerable persons under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law, Immigration Law and 1 more..., Child and Youth Law

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • May 17, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association urges Canada to move forward in implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Family Law, Child and Youth Law

Bill C-14 — Medical Assistance in Dying (Letter to Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs)

  • May 04, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association recommends amendments to Bill C-14 (medical assistance in dying) to align with Carter v. Canada.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 10 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insurance Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Child and Youth Law

Responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action

  • March 08, 2016

The Canadian Bar Association supports the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action of June 2015 and urges others to do the same. Many of the calls are consistent with CBA policy, and work has already begun on those issues.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 4 more..., Family Law, International Law, Women Lawyers, Child and Youth Law