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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.

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.

November is Make A Will Month

  • November 01, 2019

Everyone needs a will that is properly drafted. That’s the message the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and its members will once again be promoting this month as they mark Make A Will Month with nearly 80 free legal information sessions in every region of the province.