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Bill C-93, Criminal Records Act

  • June 07, 2019

The CBA supports Bill C-93’s aim of an easy and free process for record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis, but suggests it should be more accessible.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Bill C-83 — Corrections and Conditional Release Act Amendments

  • May 24, 2019

The CBA says that Bill C-83's amendments to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act will not bring Canadian laws on administrative segregation into compliance with international norms.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

LGBTQ2 Health in Canada

  • May 01, 2019

The CBA comments on LGBTQI2S health giving input on conversion therapies, access to medication, intersex surgeries, eligibility to donate blood and trans health challenges.

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Bill C-78, Divorce Act Amendments

  • April 15, 2019

The CBA urges prompt passage of Divorce Act amendments (Bill C-78), noting that several CBA recommendations were addressed by changes in the House of Commons.

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Bill C-91 — Indigenous Languages Act

  • March 20, 2019

The CBA supports Bill C-91's goal of safeguarding Indigenous languages, and recommends an amendment to offer court remedies for violations of the rights it recognizes.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights

Bilingual Constitution of Canada

  • February 15, 2019

The CBA urges the federal government to engage with the provinces and territories to make Canada’s Constitution officially bilingual, in compliance with section 55 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

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