Submissions and Legislative Updates

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Provincial Government

Draft Regulation on Street Checks

  • December 14, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to participate in consultations with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (“the Ministry”), and comment on Ontario’s Draft Regulations for Street Checks (“Draft Regulations”).

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Provincial Government, Equality

Ontario Proposed Regulation for Street Checks Consultation

  • August 31, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services consultation for Ontario’s Proposed Regulation for Street Checks.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Criminal Justice and 2 more..., Privacy Law, Child and Youth Law

Provincial Government

Exploring an online Administrative Monetary Penalty System for infractions of provincial statutes and municipal by-laws in Ontario

  • May 05, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association (the “OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Ministry of the Attorney General’s consultation paper “Exploring an online Administrative Monetary Penalty System for infractions of provincial statutes and municipal by-laws in Ontario” (“the Consultation Paper”).

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Provincial Government

Bill 66 - Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

  • April 20, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association (the “OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change with respect to Bill 66, Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015 (“the Bill” or “Bill 66”).

Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law, Municipal Law

Law Society of Ontario

Alternative Business Structures and the Legal Profession in Ontario

  • January 30, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) is pleased to provide this update on our consideration of the issues raised by the Law Society of Upper Canada in “Alternative Business Structures and the Legal Profession in Ontario: A Discussion Paper” (the “Discussion Paper”)

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Other

Bill 6 – Great Lakes Protection Act, 2013

  • November 22, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (the "OBA") appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills with respect to Bill 6, Great Lakes Protection Act, 2013 (the “Bill”) , introduced by the Ministry of Environment.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law, Municipal Law

Provincial Government

Mining Act Regulations

  • April 30, 2012

The Ontario Bar Association (the "OBA") appreciates the opportunity to provide input to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (the "Ministry") on the proposed regulations under the Mining Act, introduced in conjunction with the Mining Act Modernization initiative.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources and Energy Law

Bill 151, The Ontario Forest Tenure Modernization Act

  • April 13, 2011

We support several of the goals of this Bill, including providing opportunities for Aboriginal peoples, sustainability and job creation. Included are some suggestions to assist in more effectively achieving those goals.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources and Energy Law