Submissions and Resolutions

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Income Tax Act — Definition of Public Corporation

  • March 04, 2019

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee wants to change the Income Tax Act definition of public corporation to avoid inappropriate tax results in public M&A "going private" transactions.

Draft Strategic Plan 2019-2022

  • March 01, 2019

The CBA comments on the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities' Draft Strategic Plan for 2019-2022.

Labour & Employment, Pension and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Supreme Court Hearings Outside Ottawa

  • February 04, 2019

The CBA supports a principled approach to occasional SCC sittings outside Ottawa and outlines several factors to consider.

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Congratulations and Invitation

  • January 15, 2019

The CBA welcomes the new Minister of Justice

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 42 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Political activities of charities

  • October 22, 2018

The CBA says that Finance Canada’s legislative proposals will likely provide charities with increased freedom to conduct non-partisan political activities and offers recommendations to address some concerns.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Taxation Law

GST/HST Holding Corporation Rules

  • September 28, 2018

The CBA comments on GST/HST rules for holding corporations and recommends expanding the rules to other types of investment vehicles such as partnerships or trusts.

Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA and 5 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Taxation Law