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Provincial Government

Bill 142 - Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017

  • August 15, 2017

This submission provides comments to the Ministry of the Attorney General regarding Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017. Focusing on new prompt payment and adjudication measures, it covers definitions, holdbacks and other matters.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Construction and Infrastructure Law and 2 more..., Insolvency Law, Real Property Law

Provincial Government

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

  • July 21, 2017

The OBA prepared a submission on Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, for the Legislative Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, providing recommendations where additional legislative clarity is warranted.

Labour and Employment Law

Provincial Government

OBA Letter to CJ Smith re Authorities in Civil Proceedings

  • July 17, 2017

The OBA recommends several changes that the Courts of Ontario can adopt by way of practice direction regarding books of authorities that will reduce costs of litigation, reduce waste/environmental impact, and streamline service/filing.

Civil Litigation, Class Actions, Insurance Law

Provincial Government

Bill 96, the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017

  • May 09, 2017

The OBA provided a submission to the legislative committee considering Bill 96, the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017, providing general comments and recommendations regarding proposed civil tools and remedies relating to human trafficking.

Aboriginal Law, Women Lawyers Forum, Child and Youth Law