Submissions and Resolutions

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Making Access to Justice an Election Priority

  • June 11, 2019

The CBA is asking party leaders to show leadership on access to justice, by dedicating federal legal aid funding; and adopting guiding principles for a national, integrated system of public legal assistance.

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Less Complex Claims: Short-hearing Process for Refugees

  • March 15, 2019

The CBA recommends safeguards to procedural fairness in the Immigration and Refugee Board’s new short-hearing process for less complicated claims at the Refugee Protection Division.

Administrative Law, Immigration Law

IRPR Regulations re: Electronic Applications

  • February 26, 2019

The CBA urges caution, to ensure a fair process, in implementing proposed amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations supporting increased use of electronic tools in immigration applications.

Immigration Law, Privacy and Access