Submissions to Government

Our Submissions to Government are open to the public. They are presented here in a non-accessible PDF format. If you would like to receive an accessible web version, please contact us by email.


Ineligibility and Suspension Policy (Integrity Regime)

  • December 04, 2018

The CBA comments on changes to the Ineligibility and Suspension Policy and cautions against new offences making a supplier ineligible from doing business with the government.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 6 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, International Law

Statutory Review of the Copyright Act

  • November 27, 2018

The CBA offers input on the issues for consideration in the 5-year statutory review of the Copyright Act.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 4 more..., Intellectual Property, International Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Privacy and Access

Bill C-78 — Divorce Act amendments

  • November 26, 2018

The CBA supports passage of the proposed amendments to the Divorce Act in Bill C-78, and suggests clarifications and improvements.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Child and Youth Law, Constitutional & Human Rights and 2 more..., Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers

Modernization of the Official Languages Act

  • November 22, 2018

The CBA urges the government to modernize the Official Languages Act to better reflect the present-day reality of Canada's linguistic duality.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 4 more..., Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice, French Speaking Lawyers, International Law

Bill C-77 — National Defence Act Amendments

  • November 20, 2018

The CBA comments on changes to the military justice system and the new Declaration of Victims Rights in Bill C-77.

Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights and 4 more..., Criminal Justice, International Law, Military Law, Privacy and Access

Bill C-83 — Corrections and Conditional Release Act Amendments

  • November 20, 2018

The CBA agrees with end to solitary confinement, but says Bill C-83 leaves too much discretion for correctional administrators to deprive prisoners of basic rights and lacks independent oversight to ensure discretion is properly used.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice and 1 more..., Military Law