Advocacy

COVID-19 — Urgent Competition Act Amendments
April 09, 2020

The CBA urges the government to amend the Competition Act to allow certain mergers and agreements between competitors to address supply concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Temporary Border Agreement Regarding Asylum Seekers
April 08, 2020

The CBA urges the government to reverse its temporary policy of returning asylum seekers who enter Canada from the US at unofficial ports of entry.

COVID-19 — Indigenous Peoples' Governance
April 07, 2020

The CBA comments on federal government announcements about COVID-19 as they impact Indigenous peoples and First Nations governance processes.

COVID-19 and Incarcerated and Detained individuals
March 30, 2020

The CBA urges coordinated action by all levels of government to quickly address the potential spread of COVID-19 in prisons and immigration detention facilities.

COVID-19 – Impact on Not-for-Profit Associations
March 27, 2020

The CBA urges federal government support for the not-for-profit sector in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 – Remote Signatures
March 23, 2020

Due to COVID-19 social distancing, the CBA asks the CRA to accept digital or facsimile signatures in the same manner as a wet signature.