Submissions and Resolutions

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Gowning Requirements for Counsel (Chief Justice of the Federal Court)

  • November 08, 2019

The CBA recommends changes to the Federal Court Court’s gowning policies to accommodate counsel who need to depart from traditional gowning requirements due to personal circumstances such as pregnancy, medical condition or disability.

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Transfer Pricing Amendments

  • November 05, 2019

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on revised draft amendments to the transfer pricing regime in Income Tax Act s. 247, raising concerns about potential unintended consequences.

Business Law, CCCA, Taxation Law

Medical Assistance in Dying

  • October 04, 2019

The CBA supports a ruling that some restrictions on the eligibility to medical assistance in dying are unconstitutional and encourages the federal government to work with provinces and territories to ensure eligibility is aligned with SCC guidance.

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Income Tax Act — Employee Stock Option Amendments

  • September 13, 2019

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on technical aspects of draft legislation to amend the employee stock option rules as announced in Budget 2019

Business Law, CCCA, Taxation Law

Transfers of Information for Processing

  • August 28, 2019

The CBA says a proposed change in the Privacy Commissioner’s position on transfers of information for processing could introduce uncertainty in the law and be inconsistent with PIPEDA.

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Online Filing of Application for Registered Status T2050

  • August 08, 2019

The CBA appreciates Canada Revenue Agency's new on-line filing system for charities' registration applications, and offers suggestions and assistance to deal with problems practitioners are experiencing with the new system.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Taxation Law

Making Access to Justice an Election Priority

  • June 11, 2019

The CBA is asking party leaders to show leadership on access to justice, by dedicating federal legal aid funding; and adopting guiding principles for a national, integrated system of public legal assistance.

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