Submissions and Resolutions

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Non-consensual medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children

  • March 31, 2023

The CBA urges the Government of Canada to launch a public consultation on non-consensual, deferrable and medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children

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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • March 30, 2023

The CBA enjoins the Government of Canada to make a detailed action plan to effectively implement the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child.

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Study of Canada’s Bail System

  • March 27, 2023

In response to Parliament’s study of the bail system, the CBA sees no need to alter the Criminal Code.

Criminal Justice, Judges Forum

Improving Inclusivity in the Canadian Justice System

  • March 20, 2023

The CBA suggests best practices to ensure that courts correctly pronounce the names of all people appearing before them.

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Bill S-212 — Criminal Records Act Amendments

  • March 08, 2023

The CBA supports Bill S-212, to provide for the expiry of the criminal records after a given time. The CBA suggests extending the bill to prohibit public dissemination of non-conviction information.

Criminal Justice, Immigration Law, Labour & Employment

Bill S-245 — Citizenship Act Amendments

  • March 06, 2023

The CBA recommends improvements to Bill S-245, which would amend the Citizenship Act to permit certain persons who lost their Canadian citizenship to regain it.

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Bill S 8 — IRPA, IRPR, Citizenship Act and Emergencies Act Amendments:

  • March 01, 2023

The CBA comments on Bill S-8, Immigration and Refugee Protection Act amendments to strengthen the Canadian sanctions regime for inadmissible foreign nationals.

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HIV non-disclosure public consultation

  • February 15, 2023

The CBA comments on proposed criminal law reforms on HIV non-disclosure.

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Bill C-20, Public Complaints and Review Commission Act

  • January 30, 2023

The CBA comments on legislation to establish a Public Complaints and Review Commission for the CBSA and RCMP

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Prohibition Purchase

  • November 28, 2022

The CBA comments on the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act, the regulations and policy directions.

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