Submissions and Legislative Updates


Federal Judicial Appointments

  • November 23, 2020

The CBA reiterates its views on the federal judicial appointments process.

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Bill C-5 — Judges Act and Criminal Code (sexual assault training)

  • March 20, 2020

The CBA says that Bill C-5, requiring federal judges to take sexual assault training, is unnecessary, omits provincial and territorial judges who deal with most related cases, and could erode judicial independence.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Ethical Principles for Judges

  • February 13, 2020

The CBA recommends that the Ethical Principles for Judges be a code of conduct with clear, consistent and directive language to give meaningful guidance to judges and enhance public understanding and confidence in judicial ethics.

Judges Forum

Congratulations and Invitation

  • January 15, 2019

The CBA welcomes the new Minister of Justice

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