Toronto Region Video Bail Pilot – Hard Launch at 14 Division

  • 05 octobre 2020

Commencing Thursday October 8, 2020, all 14 division bail matters supporting Old City Hall (courtrooms 111 and 114) will proceed by JVN webRTC video for all justice participants. This follows the September 9 soft launch of the video bail pilot at 14 division.

Judicial Vacancy – OCJ Newmarket

  • 30 septembre 2020

The Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee (JAAC) has advised it is inviting applications for a judicial position in Newmarket. “This appointment involves presiding over criminal law matters and also involves travel within the regional boundaries and elsewhere in the province of Ontario, as assigned by the Regional Senior Justice and/or the Chief Justice. Applications must be on the current prescribed form and RECEIVED BY 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

Toronto Region Video Bail Pilot

  • 21 août 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

  • 29 juillet 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

  • 30 juin 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.