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Canada’s Reports on the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

  • September 23, 2022

The CBA comments on Canada's draft reports on the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination.

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Urgent action on 2SLGBTQI+ activists sentenced to death in Iran

  • September 21, 2022

The CBA urges the federal government to take immediate action over reports that two 2SLGBTQI+ activists have been sentenced to death in Iran.

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Supreme Court of Canada sittings in Quebec City

  • September 01, 2022

The CBA appreciates the Supreme Court of Canada’s commitment to enhancing public appreciation of Canada’s law and democratic institutions in its upcoming sitting in Quebec City.

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Bar Leaders’ Priorities for G7 Leaders Summit

  • 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.

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Processing Time and Work Permit Applications Procedures for Visa Office and GSS Processing

  • May 26, 2022

The CBA recommends immediate steps for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to improve processing time and procedures at visa offices for Global Skills Strategy (GSS) and Outside Canada Work Permit Applications.

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Employment Equity Act Review

  • May 10, 2022

The CBA comments on the Employment Equity Act Review and recommends improvements to modernize the Act.

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PGWP Eligibility

  • April 28, 2022

The CBA recommends improvements to the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program in response to Canadian labour-market needs.

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United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

  • April 19, 2022

The CBA updates its February 2020 Alternative Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child with a discussion of recent cases and events involving child and youth law in Canada.

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Call for Urgent Action on Ongoing Crisis in Afghanistan

  • March 11, 2022

The CBA reiterates its call to the Canadian government to fulfill its promise to resettle 40,000 Afghan nationals, particularly lawyers, judges and others who share Canada's commitment to justice, democracy and the Rule of Law.

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