Submissions and Resolutions

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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

Bill C-75 Criminal Code and Youth Criminal Justice Act amendments

  • September 14, 2018

The CBA supports proposals to improve court efficiencies while preserving fairness to the accused. It objects to proposals to abolish peremptory challenges, restrict preliminary inquiries and allow the introduction of police evidence by affidavit.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 1 more..., Child and Youth 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

Support for LGBTI2S Rights Globally

  • August 03, 2018

The CBA highlights a recent resolution on advancing LGBTI2S rights globally and urges the government to show leadership in that arena.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law, International Law and 1 more..., Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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

National Commissioner for Children and Youth in Canada

  • May 30, 2018

The CBA urges the government to create a National Commissioner for Children and Youth, to protect the rights of Indigenous children in Canada, and to implement the 2012 recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law and 2 more..., International Law, Child and Youth 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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