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Law Times Highlights OBA's Submission Regarding LPP

  • November 01, 2016

A Law Times article highlights the OBA’s submission regarding the Pathways Pilot Project and Law Practice Program, which recommended the completion of the pilot’s five year run to allow for further examination of the articling alternative.

Law Times Highlights OBA's Submission Regarding LPP

  • November 01, 2016

A Law Times article highlights the OBA’s submission regarding the Pathways Pilot Project and Law Practice Program, which recommended the completion of the pilot’s five year run to allow for further examination of the articling alternative.

LSUC Prepares Final Report & Recommendations on Pathways Pilot Project

  • October 27, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Professional Development and Competence Committee has released a final report with recommendations on the Pathways Pilot Project. Among the recommendations, the report proposes an extension of the current Pathways Pilot Project for two years – a recommendation included in the OBA’s submission to the Committee.

OBA Adopts Organization-Wide Diversity Statement

  • October 21, 2016

The OBA’s Equality Committee, working with a subcommittee and OBA Council members, recently brought forward ideas and recommendations to the OBA Board of Directors regarding diversity in leadership, focusing on inclusion and representation within the OBA. One of the recommendations was that the OBA adopt an organization-wide diversity statement affirming the OBA’s ongoing efforts to increase inclusion.

Ontario Bar Association launches Elder Law Section

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) welcomes the Elder Law section, dedicated to the unique legal needs of seniors who now, first the first time in history, outnumber the children living in Canada, according to the 2016 census.