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Toronto Region Video Bail Pilot

  • August 21, 2020

Commencing Monday, August 24, 2020, all 23 division bail matters supporting 2201 Finch will take place by webRTC video, including consent and contested bails, as well as remands.

Ontario Making Improvements to Child Welfare System

  • July 29, 2020

On July 29, the provincial government released its plan to improve the child welfare system, with an overall strategy to focus on prevention and early intervention with the goal of keeping more families together. The five pillars of the strategy to redesign the system include: community-based prevention services, improving the quality of residential care provided to children and youth, education and employment opportunities, improving the adoption experience, and financial sustainability.

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.

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.