2018

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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:

Celebrating the very best of the profession

  • April 10, 2018

The OBA Awards Gala 2018 will take place April 25, 2018 at the Omni King Edward Hotel (37 King St. E., Toronto, ON). The annual black-tie-optional event is an inspired evening that celebrates exceptional contributions members of the bar have made to the profession.

International Recognition of Trusts Act, 2017 comes into force May 1, 2018

  • April 06, 2018

The OBA has been advised by the Attorney General that the Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition, done at The Hague on July 1, 1985 (the Hague Trust Convention), and set out in Schedule 1 to the International Recognition of Trusts Act, 2017 will come into force on May 1, 2018