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Official Languages Act - Access to Justice in French and English

  • October 26, 2018

The CBA says the Official Languages Act should be modernized to reflect today's linguistic realities and it should include an enforceable section requiring the Justice Minister to ensure a completely bilingual Constitution for Canada.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 3 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, International Law

GST/HST Holding Corporation Rules

  • September 28, 2018

The CBA comments on GST/HST rules for holding corporations and recommends expanding the rules to other types of investment vehicles such as partnerships or trusts.

Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA and 5 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Taxation Law

Modernizing the Official Languages Act

  • August 14, 2018

The CBA says Parliament should add an enforceable section to the Official Languages Act requiring the Minister of Justice to ensure a completely bilingual Constitution for Canada.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 3 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, International Law

Immunity and Leniency Programs

  • July 20, 2018

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Competition Bureau's Immunity and Leniency Programs.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 10 more..., CCCA, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Supreme Court of Canada Rules

  • July 18, 2018

The CBA comments on changes to the Supreme Court of Canada Rules and a proposed Practice Direction on interveners.

Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 1 more..., Criminal Justice

Market Studies Information Bulletin

  • June 29, 2018

The CBA expresses concern with broad-based market studies, including the Competition Bureau’s authority to conduct them, their value, strain on resources and burdens on private parties.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Scheduling Practice for Hearings

  • June 25, 2018

The CBA asks that previously scheduled hearings at the Immigration Appeal Division of the IRB be considered a date of non-availability of counsel for the Federal Court.

Civil Litigation, Immigration Law

Tax Proposals for Private Corporations — Protecting Past Passive Investments

  • May 25, 2018

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness continues to recommend measures to alleviate the burden of new passive income rules on businesses.

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