2022

Today
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Funding announced to expedite hearings and provide additional technology at OLT and LTB

  • April 01, 2022

The Ontario government announced $19 million over the next three years which will allow a significant increase in the number of adjudicators and case processing staff at the Ontario Land Tribunal as well as raise staffing at the Landlord and Tenant Board to expedite resolution of the existing backlog.  The funding addresses a recommendation in the Report of the Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force.

OBA Releases Report on Lack of Diversity in Mediation and Arbitration in Ontario

  • March 29, 2022

The Ontario Bar Association’s Working Group on Neutral Diversity has released a report examining diversity in alternative dispute resolution settings and proposing recommendations about how it can be improved in Ontario. Efforts to increase diversity in arbitration and mediation have been ongoing in other countries, but the issue has largely gone unaddressed in Ontario.

Innovator in Residence Program Taking Guesswork Out of Technology Decisions

  • February 17, 2022

Friedrich Blase Releases First Report on CiteRight Litigation Tool As the trusted source for legal innovation, the Ontario Bar Association knows how integrating technology can often be difficult for lawyers and even big law firms. That is why the OBA offers members and partner firms guidance and tools through its Innovator in Residence program.

Ontario Lawyers Lead the Way in Eliminating Systemic Racism

  • January 19, 2022

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA), a branch of the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario’s largest most diverse network of lawyers, is moving forward with an ambitious and achievable agenda to tackle inequality in the justice sector and beyond over the next 10 years.