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Provincial Government

OBA Pre-Budget Consultation Letter

  • February 07, 2018

The OBA provides a submission to the Minister of Finance regarding pre-budget consultations with individuals and organizations throughout the province.

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Law Society of Ontario

President's Letter re Statement of Principles

  • November 24, 2017

The OBA wrote to the Law Society to reiterate the OBA’s unequivocal support for the CFRL Report and to identify failures to date in the implementation of the requirement for a Statement of Principles

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Provincial Government

Bill 166, Strengthening Protection for Ontario Consumers Act, 2017

  • November 17, 2017

The OBA makes this submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy in respect of Bill 166 which, if passed, would make significant changes to Ontario's legislative schemes with respect to new homes and ticket sales, in particular.

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Provincial Government

Standard Lease Template Consultation

  • October 27, 2017

This submission responds to a consultation by the Ministry of Housing following amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 permitting the Minister to make regulations prescribing a standard lease template.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Real Property Law

Law Society of Ontario

Law Society of Upper Canada Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group Final Report

  • November 21, 2016

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on issues raised in the Law Society of Upper Canada (“Law Society”) Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group (“Working Group”) Final Report “Working Together for Change: Strategies to Address Issues of Systemic Racism in the Legal Professions” (the “Final Report”).

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Law Society of Ontario

Consultation on the Pathways Pilot Project Evaluation and Enhancements to Licensing Report

  • October 21, 2016

The Ontario Bar Association appreciates the opportunity to provide input on the Law Society of Upper Canada Professional Development and Competence Committee report to convocation dated September 22, 2016 addressing the Pathways Pilot Project Evaluation and Enhancements to Licensing.

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Law Society of Ontario

Compliance-Based Entity Regulation LSUC Task Force Consultation

  • March 31, 2016

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) is pleased to provide this submission to the Law Society of Upper Canada Task Force on Compliance-Based Entity Regulation in response to its Consultation Paper: “Promoting Better Legal Practices” (“the Consultation Paper”).

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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

Changing Workplace Review Consultation

  • October 20, 2015

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment to the Special Advisors for Ontario’s Changing Workplace Review, which examines the changing nature and trends of the modern workplace in today’s economy.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Labour and Employment Law

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.

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