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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

Immunity and Leniency Programs

  • July 20, 2018

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

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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

Reversing the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act

  • July 06, 2018

The CBA urges reversal of measures undermining due process in immigration matters, and highlights disproportionate impact of new impaired driving penalties on permanent residents

Administrative Law, Criminal Justice, 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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Reviewing Canada's Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime

  • May 11, 2018

The CBA responds to a Finance Canada consultation on Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regime.

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Bill C-45, Cannabis Act

  • May 01, 2018

The CBA supports many changes made to Bill C-45 – the Cannabis Act – in the House of Commons, but reiterates its concerns about the Bill’s excessive reliance on the criminal law outside of the regulatory framework.

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

Bill C-66 — Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act

  • April 30, 2018

The CBA supports the goal of Bill C-66 (Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act ) to create a procedure for expunging convictions for consensual sexual activity between same-sex persons, and suggests improvements to the bill.

Criminal Justice, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Bill C-45, Cannabis Act

  • April 17, 2018

The CBA supports many changes made to Bill C-45 – the Cannabis Act – in the House of Commons, but reiterates its concerns about the Bill’s excessive reliance on the criminal law outside of the regulatory framework.

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