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Category: Government


Electronic Monitoring Explainer

We have been asked by the Department of Justice and Public Safety to circulate the attached explainer which provides a high level overview regarding the upcoming Electronic Monitoring program – a 6 month pilot with oversight by Adult Probation which is due to be operational in the fall. Electronic Monitoring Stakeholder Explainer – August 2019...

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Upcoming Changes to the Divorce Act

The Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act (Bill C-78) received Royal Assent on June 21st, 2019. This legislation has four key objectives: promote the best interests of the child address family...

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Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission / Commission d’examen de la rémunération des juges

The attached Notice advises that the Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission is undertaking an inquiry into a matter referred to it by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Notice (June 2019) Dans l’avis ci-joint, la Commission d’examen de la rémunération des juges annonce qu’elle entame une enquête sur une question référée par...

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Canada’s Taxpayers’ Ombudsman letter

We have been contacted by the Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman, Government of Canada, to circulate the attached letter to our membership. As Taxpayers’ Ombudsman, Ms. Profit addresses service-related issues arising from taxpayers’ interactions with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). She operates independently and at arm’s length from the CRA. She plays a key role...

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