Submissions 2021



Service of Documents by Email

  • March 18, 2019

The OBA proposes changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure that would permit service by e-mail as a valid method of service for most documents, without a party’s consent, or a court order.

Civil Litigation, Class Actions, Insurance Law

Provincial Government

Expanding the Availability of Electronic Beneficiary Designations

  • February 04, 2019

The OBA welcomes the move to expressly permit the use of electronic beneficiary designations for plans governed by the Pension Benefits Act, and encourages it to expressly expand its availability to plans covered by the Succession Law Reform Act.

Elder Law, Trusts and Estates Law

Provincial Government

2018 Legislative Review of the MBLAA

  • January 15, 2019

The OBA is pleased to provide the following comments in respect of the 5-year review of the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006.

Real Property Law

Provincial Government

FSRA Rule 2019-001: Assessments and Fees

  • January 07, 2019

The OBA is pleased to respond to the FSRA's consultation on a new assessment and fee rule to obtain funding from the financial services sectors it regulates.

Pensions and Benefits Law

Provincial Government

Education in Ontario

  • December 17, 2018

The OBA responds to the government’s consultation on Education in Ontario, focusing on proposed changes to the Physical and Health Education Curriculum, and a proposed Parents' Bill of Rights.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Education Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law