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Notice of OBA Office Closures – July/August

  • July 28, 2016

Please note that the OBA office will be closed as of 1 p.m. on Friday, July 29th, and on Monday, August 1st. We look forward to returning to full member service the following Tuesday.

OBA Members Honoured With Lexpert Zenith Awards

  • June 21, 2016

The Ontario Bar Association congratulates the OBA members who received 2016 Lexpert Zenith Awards celebrating Canadian lawyers' contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and society.

Lawyers in the Legislature: Ontario's 2016 Cabinet Shuffle

  • June 21, 2016

On June 13, 2016, Premier Wynne announced significant changes to her cabinet, increasing its size from 27 to 30, moving ten ministers into new roles, and bringing in seven new members. Cabinet has four lawyers, including Yasir Naqvi as Attorney General.

Ontario Announces Gender Diversity Targets

  • June 07, 2016

On June 7, 2016 the Premier announced new “Gender Diversity Targets,” which flow from recommendations in a report commissioned by the government on Gender Diversity on Boards in Canada.

OBA President Comments on Judicial Vacancies

  • June 07, 2016

A recent Law Times article reports on the impact of judicial vacancies on the court system, and quotes OBA President Ed Upenieks as saying “It impacts on the whole system. When you have delays, justice delayed is justice denied.”