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Bill C-7 – Criminal Code amendments (medical assistance in dying)

  • May 07, 2020

The CBA comments on Bill C-7, Criminal Code amendments on medical assistance in dying.

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Bill C-5 — Judges Act and Criminal Code (sexual assault training)

  • March 20, 2020

The CBA says that Bill C-5, requiring federal judges to take sexual assault training, is unnecessary, omits provincial and territorial judges who deal with most related cases, and could erode judicial independence.

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Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

  • February 11, 2020

The CBA comments on the proposed response to a ruling that some restrictions on the eligibility to medical assistance in dying are unconstitutional.

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Welcome and Meeting Request

  • December 20, 2019

The CBA to congratulates Minister of Justice and AG David Lametti on his re-appointment and looks forward to pursuing shared goals of advancing the rule of law, and improving legislation and the administration of justice.

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Federal Court of Canada 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

  • December 02, 2019

The CBA comments on the Federal Court's 2020-2025 Strategic Plan's proposed priorities of access to justice, modernization and strengthening the Court as a national institution.

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Canada’s Remediation Agreement Regime

  • November 19, 2019

The CBA asks the Public Prosecution Service of Canada to issue guidance on how prosecutors plan to apply Remediation Agreements in Canada.

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Gowning Requirements for Counsel (Supreme Court of Canada)

  • November 15, 2019

The CBA asks the Supreme Court of Canada to introduce a gowning policy to accommodate counsel who cannot meet traditional gowning requirements due to personal circumstances such as pregnancy, medical condition or disability

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