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2022 G7 Leaders Summit – Bar Leaders Concerns

  • June 16, 2022

The CBA outlines issues of importance for the legal profession at the 2022 G7 Summit.

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Recommendations to Improve Processing Time and Procedures of Work Permit Applications for Visa Office and GSS Processing

  • May 26, 2022

The CBA recommends immediate steps for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to improve processing time and procedures at visa offices for Global Skills Strategy (GSS) and Outside Canada Work Permit Applications.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 11 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, French Speaking Lawyers, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15: Budget Implementation Act, Competition Act amendments (Senate of Canada)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Air & Space Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 8 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15: Budget Implementation Act, Competition Act amendments (Letter to House of Commons)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Insolvency Law and 4 more..., Intellectual Property, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Pension Investment Risk Management

  • May 13, 2022

The CBA comments on proposed pension investment risk management principles issued by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 13 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

PGWP Eligibility

  • April 28, 2022

The CBA recommends improvements to the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program in response to Canadian labour-market needs.

Administrative Law, Business Law, Child and Youth Law and 10 more..., Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, International Law, Labour & Employment, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Vaccination Protocol for the Federal Court

  • March 22, 2022

The CBA assesses considerations for whether the Federal Court should adopt a vaccination protocol.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Business Law and 15 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Maritime Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Taxation Law

National Security Review of Investments Regulations

  • March 11, 2022

The CBA recommends the creation of a voluntary filing mechanism and extending the delay for initial review period of certain investments under the National Security Review of Investments Regulations.

Business Law, CCCA, Civil Litigation and 9 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law

Potential amendments to the Competition Act

  • March 10, 2022

The CBA recommends the creation of a voluntary filing mechanism and extending the delay for initial review period of certain investments under the National Security Review of Investments Regulations.

Business Law, CCCA, Civil Litigation and 9 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Intellectual Property, International Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law