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Pension Benefits Act – Financial Hardship Unlocking

  • September 30, 2020

The CBA comments on Newfoundland and Labrador's proposal to allow early unlocking of pension benefits for financial hardship.

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Appointing BIPOC Candidates to the Federal Judiciary

  • September 14, 2020

The CBA urges the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice to appoint Black, Indigenous and People of Colour candidates to the Supreme Court of Canada and other federal judicial positions.

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Proposed Amendments to Model Code of Professional Conduct

  • August 28, 2020

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Model Code of Professional Conduct provisions on discrimination and harassment and ex parte proceedings and communications.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 43 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Zero-rating Personal Protective Equipment

  • August 17, 2020

The CBA proposes that Personal Protective Equipment, a demonstrated necessity of life, should not be subject to GST/HST to ensure a consistent tax treatment.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 11 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Health Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

COVID-19 – Changes to the Home Support Worker Pilot

  • August 05, 2020

The CBA recommends changes to the Home Support Worker pilot program to address critical labour shortages in retirement homes and long-term care facilities exacerbated by the pandemic.

Elder Law, Health Law, Immigration Law

COVID-19 – Protecting Canadian Seniors

  • June 10, 2020

The CBA urges federal government leadership and financial support to address the affect of COVID-19 on group care facilities for older Canadians.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Elder Law, Health Law and 1 more..., Wills, Estates and Trusts

COVID-19 and Irregular Asylum Seekers

  • May 15, 2020

The CBA urges the federal government to reverse its policy of returning refugee claimants who enter Canada from the US irregularly.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Health Law, Immigration Law and 1 more..., International Law

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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COVID-19 – Impediments to Justice Canada Proceeding before the Federal Court

  • May 06, 2020

The CBA addresses technological challenges faced by Justice Canada in operating remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 22 more..., Insolvency Law, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts