News from Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
The Ontario Bar Association is a branch of the Canadian Bar Association, an organization of lawyers formed to provide support by the profession to the profession so that it may render better service to its members and the public. This is accomplished by both education and representation to government on topics of current concern.More information
When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Toronto Public Library - Flemingdon Park, 29 St. Dennis Drive, North York, ON
Canada's Immigration System: Who Gets In is an overview of the law that dictates who may come to Canada permanently, or for a temporary purpose such as a visitor or student.
Due to an unexpected conflict, this event will not take place: Ontario Bar Association.
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016
Agenda: 11:45 am Registration
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Program including Q&A
Location: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events 20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON | M5C 2B8
Rights and freedoms related to religious attire have recently been debated in headlines across Canada. For example, a Quebec judge's refusal to hear a woman's case unless she removed her hijab in the courtroom has sparked condemnation and controversy. On January 14, 2016 in Toronto the Ontario Bar Association is hosting a panel discussion with experts who will review current case law and lead discussions through interactive case studies.
The Ontario Bar Association has partnered with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario to educate the public on the toll an unplanned estate can take on families of those with capacity issues.
In the 2014 World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index, Canada ranked behind 12 other high income countries in access to justice. Who's ahead of Canada, and why?
The Ontario Bar Association has created a new practice section that will focus its education and advocacy efforts on improving the experience of children and youth in the justice system.
When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 5:30 p.m. Registration & Reception (Cash Bar), 6 p.m. Light Dinner, 6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Program, followed by Q & A
Where: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events, 200-20 Toronto Street, Toronto, ON M5C 2B8
This is a professional development program from the Ontario Bar Association for all lawyers dealing with youth interests.