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Michael Speers, Media & Communications Specialist , Telephone: 416-869-1047 ext. 365,

Law Times Highlights OBA's Submission Regarding LPP

  • November 01, 2016

A Law Times article highlights the OBA’s submission regarding the Pathways Pilot Project and Law Practice Program, which recommended the completion of the pilot’s five year run to allow for further examination of the articling alternative.

OBA President Comments on Court Technology

  • August 29, 2016

In a recent Canadian Press article on new Attorney General Yasir Naqvi’s intent to modernize the justice system, OBA President David Sterns is quoted on the use of technology in the courts.

OBA President Comments on Judicial Vacancies

  • June 07, 2016

A recent Law Times article reports on the impact of judicial vacancies on the court system, and quotes OBA President Ed Upenieks as saying “It impacts on the whole system. When you have delays, justice delayed is justice denied.”

Province Appoints 10 OBA Members to New Business Law Advisory Council

  • March 02, 2016

Ontario has established a new Business Law Advisory Council that will make recommendations to reform laws that are responsive to changing business priorities and supportive of a prosperous economy. Appointed to the Council are OBA members Carol Hansell (Chair), E. Patrick Shea (Vice-Chair), Jennifer Babe, Andy Chan, Doug Downey, John Ground QC, Sheila Murray, Arlene O’Neill, Rob Scavone and Peter Viitre.