Submissions and Resolutions

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Spousal Sponsorship Process

  • November 01, 2018

The CBA offers Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada its input on how to improve the spousal sponsorship program.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Family Law and 2 more..., Immigration Law, International Law

Bill C-75 Criminal Code and Youth Criminal Justice Act amendments

  • September 14, 2018

The CBA supports proposals to improve court efficiencies while preserving fairness to the accused. It objects to proposals to abolish peremptory challenges, restrict preliminary inquiries and allow the introduction of police evidence by affidavit.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 1 more..., Child and Youth Law

Employment Insurance — Extended Parental Benefits

  • June 19, 2018

The CBA highlights an inconsistency between federal EI benefits and some provincial and territorial parental leave entitlements, and recommends claimants be clearly informed.

Family Law, Labour & Employment, Sole Practitioners and 2 more..., Young Lawyers, Child and Youth Law

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child — Third Optional Protocol

  • June 15, 2018

The CBA urges the government to ratify the third optional protocol of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child establishing procedure to bring complaints about violations directly to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law and 2 more..., International Law, Child and Youth Law

National Commissioner for Children and Youth in Canada

  • May 30, 2018

The CBA urges the government to create a National Commissioner for Children and Youth, to protect the rights of Indigenous children in Canada, and to implement the 2012 recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law and 2 more..., International Law, Child and Youth Law

Online Reputation Consultation

  • May 01, 2018

The CBA comments on the Privacy Commissioner's Draft Position Paper on Online Reputation and encourages further study of online reputation.

CCCA, Constitutional & Human Rights, Privacy and Access and 1 more..., Child and Youth Law

Bill C-45, Cannabis Act

  • May 01, 2018

The CBA supports many changes made to Bill C-45 – the Cannabis Act – in the House of Commons, but reiterates its concerns about the Bill’s excessive reliance on the criminal law outside of the regulatory framework.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 1 more..., Child and Youth Law

Bill C-45, Cannabis Act

  • April 17, 2018

The CBA supports many changes made to Bill C-45 – the Cannabis Act – in the House of Commons, but reiterates its concerns about the Bill’s excessive reliance on the criminal law outside of the regulatory framework.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 1 more..., Child and Youth Law