Submissions and Resolutions


Spousal Sponsorship Process

  • November 01, 2018

The CBA offers Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada its input on how to improve the spousal sponsorship program.

Administrative Law, Child and Youth Law, Family Law and 2 more..., Immigration Law, International Law

Review of Refugee Determination Procedures

  • August 16, 2018

The CBA supports an independent Immigration and Refugee Board, and offers input on recommended changes to IRB procedures.

Administrative Law, Immigration Law, International Law and 2 more..., Public Sector, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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 Hearings

  • 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.

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