Submissions and Resolutions

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Legal Remedies for Victims of Hate Speech

  • October 05, 2020

The CBA comments on a consultation paper from Justice Canada about legal remedies for victims of hate speech

Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, International Law and 2 more..., Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Women Lawyers

Pension Benefits Act – Financial Hardship Unlocking

  • September 30, 2020

The CBA comments on Newfoundland and Labrador's proposal to allow early unlocking of pension benefits for financial hardship.

Administrative Law, Insolvency Law, Business Law and 14 more..., CCCA, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Elder Law, Family Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

Appointing BIPOC Candidates to the Federal Judiciary

  • September 14, 2020

The CBA urges the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice to appoint Black, Indigenous and People of Colour candidates to the Supreme Court of Canada and other federal judicial positions.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 43 more..., Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Proposed Amendments to Model Code of Professional Conduct

  • August 28, 2020

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Model Code of Professional Conduct provisions on discrimination and harassment and ex parte proceedings and communications.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 43 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Recovery of Removal Costs from Foreign Nationals

  • June 15, 2020

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the framework governing the collection and recovery of removal costs from foreign nationals removed from Canada.

Administrative Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law

COVID-19 – Protecting Canadian Seniors

  • June 10, 2020

The CBA urges federal government leadership and financial support to address the affect of COVID-19 on group care facilities for older Canadians.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Elder Law, Health Law and 1 more..., Wills, Estates and Trusts

COVID-19 — Draft Time Limits Act

  • June 01, 2020

The CBA responds to the draft Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19), commenting on the ambit, timelines and retroactivity.

Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 5 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Intellectual Property

COVID-19 and Irregular Asylum Seekers

  • May 15, 2020

The CBA urges the federal government to reverse its policy of returning refugee claimants who enter Canada from the US irregularly.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Health Law, Immigration Law and 1 more..., International Law