Submissions and Resolutions

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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

Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying Regulations

  • February 13, 2018

The CBA urges Health Canada to reconsider regulatory approach for monitoring medical assistance in dying.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, CCCA, Constitutional & Human Rights and 8 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Health Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Child and Youth Law

Federal Cannabis Regulation

  • January 23, 2018

The CBA comments on a proposed approach to federal cannabis regulations and urges an opportunity for public comment on draft regulations.

Administrative Law, Business Law, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 8 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Health Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Public Sector, Child and Youth Law

Canada’s Reports on United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • January 15, 2018

The CBA offers guidance on the template for Canada's next report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 14 more..., CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Family Law, Health Law, Immigration Law, International Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Child and Youth Law

Judicial Appointments

  • January 12, 2018

The CBA urges the Justice Minister to improve access to justice by filling judicial vacancies and expanding Unified Family Courts.

Civil Litigation, Family Law, Child and Youth Law

Medical Assistance in Dying

  • October 06, 2017

The CBA responds to the Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying, tasked with examining issues about requests by mature minors, advance requests, and requests where mental illness is the sole underlying medical condition.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, CCCA, Constitutional & Human Rights and 8 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Privacy and Access, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Child and Youth Law