Submissions

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Provincial Government

Development Charges in Ontario

  • January 10, 2014

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Consultation Document, Fall 2013, relating to Development Charges in Ontario (the “DC Consultation Document”).

Municipal Law

OBA Civil Motions and Long Trials Review

  • December 03, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) is pleased that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recognized the need to address the significant delays in the scheduling of long motions and long trials in Toronto and the surrounding regions.

Civil Litigation, Insurance Law

Other

Bill 6 – Great Lakes Protection Act, 2013

  • November 22, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (the "OBA") appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills with respect to Bill 6, Great Lakes Protection Act, 2013 (the “Bill”) , introduced by the Ministry of Environment.

Aboriginal Law, Environmental Law, Municipal Law

Law Society of Ontario

Proposed Modifications to the Election of Regional Benchers

  • October 03, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed modifications to the process for the election of regional benchers, as set out in the Law Society of Upper Canada (the “Law Society”) Bencher Election Working Group – Proposed Modifications to the Regional Bencher Election Scheme, Call for Input, July 2013 (the “proposed modifications”).

Provincial Government

Ontario's Auto Insurance Dispute Resolution System Review

  • October 01, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments as part of the auto insurance dispute resolution review being conducted by the Honourable J. Douglas Cunningham.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Insurance Law

Managing the Beneficiary Designations of Incapable Persons

  • August 31, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Trusts and Estates Section appreciates the opportunity to provide advice to government on ways to remedy this increasingly critical problem, clarify the legislation and ensure that Ontario’s regime is in keeping with modern practices.

Family Law, Trusts and Estates Law