OBA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

  • June 30, 2020

TORONTO – Following the close of the election today, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. With the combination of experience and new perspectives, the board is ideally suited to continue supporting the profession through the current crisis and into the future.

Ontario Government Announces Creation of the Ontario Land Tribunals

  • June 24, 2020

On June 17th, the provincial government announced the creation of the new Ontario Land Tribunals (“OLT”).  The OLT, chaired by Marie Hubbard, will be made up of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, the Environmental Review Tribunal, the Board of Negotiation, the Conservation Review Board and the Mining and Lands Tribunal. 

OBA Members Leading Online Information Sessions throughout Seniors’ Month

  • June 01, 2020

The Ontario Bar Association – in partnership with community organizations across Ontario – is once again providing critical legal information throughout Seniors’ Month. These free online information sessions will help seniors, families and caregivers gain more knowledge about the rights and responsibilities of older adults and those who care for them under Ontario law.

COVID-19 Action Plan: Protecting and Supporting Ontario Lawyers

  • March 13, 2020

Over the last several weeks we have been closely monitoring the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we have developed a 5 pillar plan that prioritizes the health and safety of OBA members, clients and staff while we continue to help lawyers help their clients.

OBA Launches International Women’s Day Handbag Drive!

  • March 06, 2020

TORONTO – The Ontario Bar Association is launching a “handbag drive” in support of Dress for Success Toronto, an organization aimed at empowering women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in their work and their life.

Do you need child care while you attend OBA Institute?

  • February 04, 2020

Committed to serving the whole lawyer – from their desk to their doorstep – the OBA is here for you during the upcoming school strikes and closures. We don’t want you to miss a minute of your professional development, business development and relationship-building. That is why we have arranged “In a Pinch” Child Care for OBA members on-site at OBA Institute.