Submissions and Resolutions

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Support for LGBTI2S Rights Globally

  • August 03, 2018

The CBA highlights a recent resolution on advancing LGBTI2S rights globally and urges the government to show leadership in that arena.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law, International Law and 1 more..., Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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

Scheduling Practice for the Hearing of Applications

  • June 25, 2018

The CBA asks that previously scheduled hearings at the Immigration Appeal Division of the IRB be considered a date of non-availability of counsel for the Federal Court.

Civil Litigation, Immigration Law

Processing time for Permanent Resident Cards

  • June 19, 2018

The CBA highlights the negative impact of long delays in processing permanent resident card applications, and recommends measures to reduce the wait and uncertainty.

Immigration Law

Independence of Canada’s refugee determination process

  • June 07, 2018

The CBA urges the federal government to maintain the role of the Immigration and Refugee Board as an independent quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for refugee determination in Canada.

Administrative Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law and 2 more..., International Law, Public Sector

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.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 38 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit 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, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

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.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit 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, Judges Forum, 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, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum

Budget 2018 Asylum Seekers and Legal Aid

  • April 18, 2018

The CBA applauds commitments in the 2018 federal budget to support asylum seekers and temporary foreign workers.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law, International Law