Submissions and Resolutions

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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

National Commissioner for Children and Youth in Canada

  • May 30, 2018

The CBA urges the government to create a National Commissioner for Children and Youth, to protect the rights of Indigenous children in Canada, and to implement the 2012 recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Family Law and 1 more..., International Law

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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Abuse of Dominance Enforcement Guidelines

  • May 15, 2018

The CBA notes the Competition Bureau's draft Abuse of Dominance Enforcement Guidelines sometimes take an inconsistent or expansive view of the jurisprudence, and suggests clarifications.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

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.

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Practical Guide to Efficiencies Analysis in Merger Reviews

  • May 03, 2018

The CBA cautions that parts of the Competition Bureau's Draft Guide to Efficiencies Analysis in Merger Reviews takes positions not supported by jurisprudence and gives perspectives on complex issues that have not been adjudicated.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Bill C-69 — Impact Assessment Act

  • April 26, 2018

The CBA comments on Impact Assessment Act in Bill C-69, to strengthen the new environmental assessment process and respect for the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Business Law and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law, Maritime Law, Municipal Law, Real Property Law

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

Model Rules on Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing — Amendments

  • April 03, 2018

The CBA comments on proposed amendments to the Federation of Law Societies of Canada model rules on anti-money laundering (cash transactions, client identification and verification) and on a proposed new rule (trust accounts).

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