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Ontario Lawyers Lead the Way in Eliminating Systemic Racism

  • January 19, 2022

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA), a branch of the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario’s largest most diverse network of lawyers, is moving forward with an ambitious and achievable agenda to tackle inequality in the justice sector and beyond over the next 10 years.

OBA Highlights Importance of Wills

  • November 01, 2021

Lawyers Lead Free Public Information Sessions During Make A Will Month Everyone needs a properly drafted will. This month, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and its members will be promoting the importance of wills as they mark Make A Will Month with free virtual legal information sessions in every region of the province.

Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 is now in force

  • October 19, 2021

As the enabling corporate legal framework for most not-for-profits incorporated under provincial law, understanding the ONCA will be critical to lawyers who counsel both charitable and non-charitable not-for-profits.

New Ontario Business Registry Launches

  • October 19, 2021

The new Ontario Business Registry will be required for all businesses and not-for-profit corporations to access Ontario government services such as registering a business, incorporating a not-for-profit and filing an annual return.

OBA Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

  • June 25, 2021

TORONTO – Following the close of the election today, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Directors. With the combination of experience and diverse perspectives, the board is ideally suited to move the profession forward in post-pandemic times.

Work that works: Equality, diversity and inclusion

  • January 27, 2021

In her latest monthly column for The Lawyer’s Daily, OBA President Charlene Theodore looks at ways we can build workplaces where everyone can thrive. She says people with positions of power in our workplaces need to consider getting equality, diversity and inclusion right as a core part of their job.