December2017

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Superior Court Implements OBA Proposals on Casebooks

  • June 18, 2018

In July of 2017, the OBA Civil Litigation Section Executive proposed amendments to the Consolidated Provincial Practice Direction (the "CPPD") with respect to the reproduction of authorities in civil litigation proceedings.

Summary of Changes Proposed by Bill C-78

  • June 04, 2018

Bill C-78, introduced in the House of Commons on May 22, 2018, proposes significant changes to the federal Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act.

Updated Excess Soil Management Regulatory Proposal

  • May 14, 2018

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has posted a second regulatory proposal regarding excess soil management on the Environmental Registry of Ontario (#013-2774). Comments on this current proposal close June 15, 2018.

“mOBAlize the vote” 2018

  • May 14, 2018

In the lead-up to the 2018 Ontario Election, the OBA has created “mOBAlize the vote,” a members-only area of its website, designed to connect OBA members with key features of the 2018 Ontario Election.

Amended Construction Act - Update on Regulations

  • April 27, 2018

The OBA has provided the government with expert advice on its work to develop the proposed regulations necessary to implement the amended Construction Lien Act. The OBA received the following update from the Attorney General with respect to the new regulations to support and implement amendments to the Construction Lien Act. The message reads as follows: