Submissions and Resolutions

Today
Today

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

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 7 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Health Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts

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 7 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Health Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Public Sector

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 13 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

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

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 7 more..., Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Privacy and Access, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Canada's New Feminist International Assistance Policy

  • July 27, 2017

The CBA welcomes Canada's new feminist international assistance policy, with its renewed focus on inclusive governance and gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

International Law, Women Lawyers

New National Immigration Detention Framework

  • June 12, 2017

The CBA comments on the Canadian Border Services Agency’s proposed new National Immigration Detention Framework.

Family Law, Immigration Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Canada-MERCOSUR Trade Consultations

  • June 06, 2017

The CBA comments on a potential Free Trade Agreement between Canada and MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay).The CBA supports an agreement and highlights the importance of transparency, competition and human rights.

Aboriginal Law, Business Law, CCCA and 6 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, International Law

IV Global Conference on Child Labour Consultation

  • June 05, 2017

The CBA responds to the International Labour Organization's consultation for the Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour.

CCCA, International Law, Labour & Employment