Submissions and Resolutions

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Reintroducing Bill C 36 to combat rise in hate crimes:

  • April 11, 2023

The CBA urges the federal government to introduce legislation to combat the dramatic rise in hate crimes, particularly against Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+, religious minority, racialized and ethnic communities.

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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • March 30, 2023

The CBA enjoins the Government of Canada to make a detailed action plan to effectively implement the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child.

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Improving Inclusivity in the Canadian Justice System

  • March 20, 2023

The CBA suggests best practices to ensure that courts correctly pronounce the names of all people appearing before them.

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Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Regulations – Release of Information

  • March 16, 2023

The CBA recommends amendments to the proposed Release of Information for Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Regulations

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Bill S-245 — Citizenship Act Amendments

  • March 06, 2023

The CBA recommends improvements to Bill S-245, which would amend the Citizenship Act to permit certain persons who lost their Canadian citizenship to regain it.

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Bill S 8 — IRPA, IRPR, Citizenship Act and Emergencies Act Amendments:

  • March 01, 2023

The CBA comments on Bill S-8, Immigration and Refugee Protection Act amendments to strengthen the Canadian sanctions regime for inadmissible foreign nationals.

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HIV non-disclosure public consultation

  • February 15, 2023

The CBA comments on proposed criminal law reforms on HIV non-disclosure.

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Pilot Project on Work Hours for International Students

  • February 14, 2023

The CBA suggests improvements to the pilot project lifting the 20-hour-per-week cap on off-campus work hours for international students.

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Hague Conference on Private International Law Parentage and Surrogacy Project

  • February 10, 2023

The CBA comments on the Report of the Hague Experts’ Group on Parentage and International Surrogacy Arrangements and encourages further work by the Hague Conference on Private International Law.

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Temporary Resident Status for Visitors

  • February 01, 2023

The CBA suggests how Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada can clarify the interpretation of Temporary Resident Status in Visitor Records.

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