News update

News update

Appointment Opportunity: Court Challenges Program’s Human Rights Expert Panel

  • 05 mai 2021

The Federal government looking for experts to sit on Court Challenges Program’s Human Rights Expert Panel. The Minister of Canadian Heritage wishes to appoint candidates who collectively represent the diversity of Canada. Review of applications will begin on May 21, 2021. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date. For more information

Ministry of Labour Law Firm Inspections: What Lawyers Need to Know

  • 28 avril 2021

Following the Minister of Labour, Training & Skills Development’s announcement that inspectors would be visiting law offices and other workplaces “to make sure those inside and onsite are protected and following the COVID-19 safety requirements”, the OBA reached out to government to ensure that there is an understanding of, and respect for, the important rights and protections that are engaged any time there is the potential for a law office inspection, including the importance of protecting solicitor-client privilege.

Appointment Opportunity: Case Management Master

  • 28 avril 2021

MAG has advised that it is inviting applications for a Case Management Master position in Toronto. The position requires thorough knowledge of proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

AstraZeneca Vaccine Available to People 40 and Over

  • 19 avril 2021

As of Tuesday, April 20, individuals 40 and over will be eligible to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at pharmacies and primary care settings. You must have an appointment to get vaccinated at a participating pharmacy.

Ontario Imposes Stay-at-Home Order

  • 07 avril 2021

A strict provincial stay-at-home order was set to go into effect on Thursday, April 8, at 12:01 a.m. after the provincial government declared a state of emergency in order to try to stop the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario. It is expected to last at least four weeks.

Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake

  • 01 avril 2021

Thursday afternoon, the provincial government announced that it is imposing a provincewide emergency brake in response to rising rates of COVID-19 across Ontario, beginning at 12:01 am on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The emergency brake is expected to last for at least four weeks.