OBA Pleased to Join National Tour about Mental Health at Work

  • June 29, 2015

A cross-country tour to discuss mental health in the workplace concluded this week. OBA President, Orlando Da Silva, participated in three of the five sessions hosted by the Economic Club of Canada in conjunction the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Lundbeck Canada, Cookson James Loyalty, Excellence Canada, and Mental Health International.

Esteemed Northern Ontario Lawyer Wins Provincial Award

  • June 24, 2015

Sudbury, ON – Northern Ontario lawyer, Owen Smith, Q.C., will be posthumously recognized this week at a special celebration for his contributions to insurance law, which have greatly benefitted the regional community.

OBA President Brings Mental Health Advocacy to Halifax

  • June 24, 2015

OBA President Orlando Da Silva has been touring Canada as part of a national mental wellness corporate challenge led by the Economic Club of Canada, Lundbeck Canada, Cookson & James Loyalty/ Best Life Rewarded, Mental Health International, Excellence Canada, and The Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Law Times Discusses OBA Award Win

  • June 18, 2015

The OBA's Mindful Lawyer CPD Series won an Award of Outstanding Achievement in the "Programs" category from the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) in May. In its June 15th edition, the Law Times talks with the OBA about its award winning work.

OBA Advocacy Working for You – An Update

  • June 17, 2015

Shaping and influencing policy development and legislation is an important role of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). It is just one of the ways that the OBA serves its members and ensures they are well supported in their everyday work.

OBA Commends the Ontario Legislature for Supporting Human Rights for the LGBTQ Community

  • June 04, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association commends the Ontario Legislature for giving all-party support to the passing of Bill 77, Affirming Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Act, 2015, which supports human rights for Ontarians, and in particular, for young people. The bill bans medical conversion practices that seek to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of youth under 18 and delists OHIP funding of such practices for everyone.

OBA Award Recipient Featured In Financial Post

  • June 01, 2015

The recipient of OBA's 2015 Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law, David Young of David Young Law, has been included in the Financial Post's "legal moves and grooves" column for his award win.