Submissions 2021


Provincial Government

Standard Lease Template Consultation

  • October 27, 2017

This submission responds to a consultation by the Ministry of Housing following amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 permitting the Minister to make regulations prescribing a standard lease template.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Real Property Law

Provincial Government

Letter re: Feedback on the Implementation of the FSRA

  • October 26, 2017

The OBA's Pensions and Benefits Law Section writes to the Ministry of Finance, in order to identify key issues for the Pension sector as the Ministry moves forward to introduce the necessary legislation to implement the (FSRA).

Pensions and Benefits Law

Provincial Government

Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act regulation reform

  • October 20, 2017

A regulation is proposed to regulate lawyers as collection agencies under the Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act. This submission analyzes Act and regulations respecting lawyers in Ontario, and proposes an alternative approach.

Civil Litigation, Family Law, Insolvency Law

Provincial Government

Bill 154, Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017

  • October 19, 2017

The OBA welcomes the opportunity to make comments relating to four Acts which are the subject of amendments under Bill 154: the Charities Accounting Act, the Corporations Act, the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and the Arthur Wishart Act.

Business Law, Charity and Not-For-Profit Law, Franchise Law and 1 more..., Trusts and Estates Law

Provincial Government

Comment on Draft Regulations under the Ontario Immigration Act, 2015

  • October 02, 2017

The OBA's Citizenship and Immigration section comments on a draft regulation under the Ontario Immigration Act proposed by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration regarding the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program.

Citizenship and Immigration Law

Law Society of Ontario

Consultation on Contingency Fee Arrangements

  • September 29, 2017

The OBA provides comments to the Law Society of Upper Canada in response to a Call for Comment on contingency fee arrangements.

Insurance Law

Provincial Government

Initial e-Filing Survey Results

  • September 15, 2017

The OBA Civil Litigation section writes to the Ministry of the Attorney General to set out initial results from a survey the OBA conducted regarding a recently introduced e-filing system

Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Class Actions and 3 more..., Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Trusts and Estates Law

Law Society of Ontario

Delivery of legal services by Civil Society Organizations (“CSOs”)

  • September 08, 2017

The OBA responds to the Law Society Alternative Business Structures Working Group Interim Report with respect to the provision of legal services by Civil Society Organizations.

Charity and Not-For-Profit Law, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association - Ontario Chapter