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Template for Report to United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

  • January 15, 2018

The CBA offers guidance on the template for Canada's next report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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Judicial Appointments

  • January 12, 2018

The CBA urges the Justice Minister to improve access to justice by filling judicial vacancies and expanding Unified Family Courts.

Civil Litigation, Family Law

Divorce Act Amendments

  • December 22, 2017

The CBA asks for Divorce Act amendments to address three pressing issues; relocation, child support in shared parenting situations, and terminology.

Family Law

Bill S-202 — Shared Parenting Act

  • December 22, 2017

The CBA urges that Bill S-202 not proceed in the legislative process, as the ‘best interests of the child’ should remain the fundamental principle in custody and access determinations.

Family Law

Bill C-58 — Solicitor-Client Privilege

  • December 20, 2017

The CBA says Bill C-58 should not allow the Information and Privacy Commissioners to review records subject to solicitor-client privilege.

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Addressing Corporate Wrongdoing in Canada

  • December 08, 2017

The CBA recommends Deferred Prosecution Agreements and enhancements to the Integrity Regime to expand Canada's toolkit to address corporate wrongdoing.

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Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness Feedback on Revised Tax Proposals for Private Corporations

  • November 22, 2017

While the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness welcomes some movement to proposed tax rules for Canadian-controlled private corporations, more consultation is needed to understand and address the consequences of the complex proposals.

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Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants

  • November 17, 2017

The CBA says application of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for medical inadmissibility must be consistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights and international human rights standards.

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Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness — Proposed Tax Proposals for Private Corporations

  • October 12, 2017

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, of which the CBA is a member, asks again that the government set aside tax proposals for Canadian Controlled Private Corporations in favour of a comprehensive review of Canadian tax policy.

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