Submissions and Resolutions

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Income Tax Act — Hybrid Mismatch Arrangements

  • June 30, 2022

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on Hybrid Mismatch Arrangements proposals in the draft legislation released on April 29, 2022.

2022 G7 Leaders Summit – Bar Leaders Concerns

  • June 16, 2022

The CBA outlines issues of importance for the legal profession at the 2022 G7 Summit.

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Privacy in Personal Electronic Devices at the Canadian Border

  • June 03, 2022

The CBA comments on amendments to Customs Act and Preclearance Act, 2016 dealing with privacy in personal electronic devices at the border.

Business Law, CCCA, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 6 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Immigration Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Student Forum, Young Lawyers

Indigenous Decarceration and Self Determination Resolution

  • May 25, 2022

The CBA urges the government to work with Indigenous groups and give them resources to implement an action plan to significantly reduce incarceration rates of Indigenous peoples.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Draft Information Bulletin on Transparency

  • May 20, 2022

The CBA is concerned with the increased discretion and reduced guidance and transparency in the Competition Bureau’s draft Information Bulletin on Transparency.

CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation and 8 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15: Budget Implementation Act, Competition Act amendments (Senate of Canada)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Air & Space Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 8 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15: Budget Implementation Act, Competition Act amendments (Letter to House of Commons)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Insolvency Law and 4 more..., Intellectual Property, International Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law