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Law Society of Ontario

Proposed Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct Regarding Testamentary Documents

  • September 24, 2012

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the invitation to consult on the proposed changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct. We are pleased with the work that has been done to address the issues raised by the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) on the Federation of Law Societies’ Model Code of Professional Conduct.

Trusts and Estates Law

OBA re Professional Complaints against Assessors

  • August 08, 2012

We are writing on behalf of an Ontario Bar Association ("OBA") working group that has been established to address the growing issues surrounding court and tribunal appointed assessors who are the subject of inappropriate complaints to their professional colleges.

Family Law, Health Law, Workers' Compensation

Pension Regulations

  • June 01, 2012

On behalf of the Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”), we are pleased to provide you with comments on the draft regulations (collectively, the “Draft Regulations”) that propose changes to the general Regulation 909 under the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (the “PBA Regulations”).

Pensions and Benefits Law

Status Notice and Hearings

  • June 01, 2012

As promised, I am writing to provide more detail on one of the issues of growing concern, namely, the “status notice” and “status hearing” procedures outlined in Rule 48.14 of the Rules of Civil Procedure.

Civil Litigation

Aggregate Resources Act Review

  • May 19, 2012

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide input in connection with the Standing Committee on General Government’s Review of the Aggregate Resources Act (“ARA”).

Environmental Law, Natural Resources and Energy Law

Provincial Government

Mining Act Regulations

  • April 30, 2012

The Ontario Bar Association (the "OBA") appreciates the opportunity to provide input to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (the "Ministry") on the proposed regulations under the Mining Act, introduced in conjunction with the Mining Act Modernization initiative.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources and Energy Law

Bill 34, Security for Courts, Electricity Generating Facilities and Nuclear Facilities Act, 2012

  • April 19, 2012

The Ontario Bar Association (the “OBA”) appreciates the invitation from the Standing Committee on Justice Policy to address Bill 34, Security for Courts, Electricity Generating Facilities and Nuclear Facilities Act, 2012 (the “Bill 34” or the “Bill”).

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