Nouvelles

Ski Day

  • 09 janvier 2017

On Thursday, January 26, 2017 come enjoy a day on the slopes at Alpine Ski Club in beautiful Collingwood, Ontario

A message from our President David Sterns

  • 04 janvier 2017

Happy new year! I am honoured to have had the opportunity to work with such dedicated volunteers and staff in 2016. It is our combined effort and enthusiasm that helps ensure our members are heard. I look forward to continuing our important work in 2017.

OBA President Calls for Modernization of Courts

  • 12 décembre 2016

OBA President David Sterns penned an article for the Toronto Star, outlining some of the efforts that could be taken immediately to help modernize Ontario’s court infrastructure. Bringing technology to Ontario’s courts is one way to help the profession practice more efficiently and help build the public’s confidence in our cherished justice system.

OBA Seeks Clarification on Gowning Requirements During Pregnancy

  • 07 décembre 2016

Building on a resolution of the Canadian Bar Association’s national council, the OBA’s Women Lawyers Forum and Civil Litigation Section recently proposed amendments to the Consolidated Provincial Practice Direction to accommodate the needs of lawyers appearing in court while pregnant in letters to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Law Society Adopts Recommendations to Address Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees

  • 06 décembre 2016

At Convocation on December 2, 2016, the Law Society adopted the Final Report of the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group, entitled "Working Together for Change: Strategies to Address Issues of Systemic Racism in the Legal Professions – November 2016." The Report contains 13 recommendations related to five themes: accelerating a culture shift, measuring progress, educating for change, implementing supports, and leading by example.

OBA Institute Returns February 2017

  • 17 novembre 2016

The OBA’s Institute, Canada’s largest legal CPD event, will return February 7-11, 2017 in Toronto, Ottawa and online via live webcast.

POSTES VACANTS À LA MAGISTRATURE DE L’ONTARIO

  • 07 novembre 2016

Le gouvernement du Canada a annoncé une réforme du processus de nomination des juges, lequel sera plus transparent et responsable et reflètera davantage la diversité de la société canadienne.