News

Superior Court Implements OBA Proposals on Casebooks

  • June 18, 2018

In July of 2017, the OBA Civil Litigation Section Executive proposed amendments to the Consolidated Provincial Practice Direction (the "CPPD") with respect to the reproduction of authorities in civil litigation proceedings.

“mOBAlize the vote” 2018

  • May 14, 2018

In the lead-up to the 2018 Ontario Election, the OBA has created “mOBAlize the vote,” a members-only area of its website, designed to connect OBA members with key features of the 2018 Ontario Election.

Amended Construction Act - Update on Regulations

  • April 27, 2018

The OBA has provided the government with expert advice on its work to develop the proposed regulations necessary to implement the amended Construction Lien Act. The OBA received the following update from the Attorney General with respect to the new regulations to support and implement amendments to the Construction Lien Act. The message reads as follows:

Toronto Sittings Project becomes Permanent

  • March 22, 2018

The OBA's Civil Litigation Section was recently advised that, based on the success of the November Sittings the Toronto Region has decided to make the sittings project permanent. For further information, please find a memo detailing dates and other particulars we received from the Court.

March is OBA Month at PBO

  • March 05, 2018

OBA Members are lawyers who know the value of volunteerism. As the largest voluntary legal organization in the province, OBA members make significant contributions to the profession every day, and this month, they are volunteering to help thousands of Ontarians get free legal advice for their civil legal needs.

Elizabeth Hall named new OBA Executive Director

  • February 01, 2018

After an extensive search process, The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Hall is returning to the OBA, taking over the executive director position held by Steve Pengelly who announced his retirement in the fall of 2017 after more than a decade in service to the Association.