Passing of Martha Mackinnon

Passing of Martha Mackinnon

  • January 19, 2016

It is with sadness that we note the passing of Ontario Bar Association member Martha Mackinnon on January 8, 2016 after a long battle with Cancer.

Nominations Open For 2016 OBA Awards

  • January 14, 2016

Who among your colleagues has been an outstanding volunteer with the Ontario Bar Association or has made significant contributions to the practice of law throughout their career? Please share the names of such individuals with us as nominees for OBA Awards.

Bringing Legal Expertise to Law Reform: Lawyers and the Law Commission of Ontario

  • December 03, 2015

It is with mixed emotions for the OBA and the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) as we bid farewell to their outgoing Executive Director Patricia Hughes and welcome her successor Nye Thomas. Ms. Hughes has penned a very complimentary letter to the OBA, identifying how the input of lawyers has been key to ensuring that their perspectives and knowledge are incorporated into LCO projects.

OBA Member Receives AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Award

  • November 27, 2015

OBA member Lorin MacDonald, who sits on the Equality Committee, was recognized this week as a recipient of the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities 10th Anniversary Champion Award.


  • October 30, 2015

The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) has recognized the Ontario Bar Association with their Make a Better Canada Award in the Professional Development and Education Category.