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March 2017

Bill 59 proposes to implement recommendations from the LCO’s Fees for Cashing Government Cheques Final Report

March 10th, 2017|English, News|

Proposed amendments in Bill 59: Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2016, implement recommendations from the LCO's first project, Fees for Cashing Government Cheques. Schedule 2 of Bill 59 adds a new Part to the Consumer Protection Act. Part VII.1, regarding agreements for cashing government cheques. The amendments will provide for a [...]

The Law Commission of Ontario releases its Final Report on Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship!

March 8th, 2017|English, News|

The LCO today releases its Final Report on Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship.  The LCO’s Final Report recommends a comprehensive plan to reform Ontario’s laws and policies regarding powers of attorney, guardianship and health care consent.  This project responds to public concerns regarding misuse of powers of attorney, elder abuse, excessive intervention in the lives [...]

August 2015

LCO Thanks Student Researchers and Externs

August 27th, 2015|English, News|

The LCO would like to thank former student researchers Lisa-Marie Williams (Osgoode Hall Law School), Jasmine Attfield (University of Ottawa), Samantha Peters  (University of Ottawa) and Pia Anthonymuttu (Western University) as well as summer externs Ava Karbakhsh  (University of Ottawa), Jenny Kim (Michigan State University) and Gregory Miles (University of Maryland) for their contributions to [...]

La CDO remercie les étudiants recherchistes et stagiaires

August 27th, 2015|Français, News, Nouvelles|

La CDO aimerait remercier les anciennes étudiantes recherchistes Lisa-Marie Williams (faculté de droit Osgoode Hall), Jasmine Attfield (Université d’Ottawa), Samantha Peters (Université d’Ottawa) et Pia Anthonymuttu (Université Western), de même que les stagiaires de la session d’été Ava Karbakhsh  (Université d’Ottawa), Jenny Kim (Université de l’État du Michigan) et Gregory Miles (Université du Maryland), de [...]

LCO Welcomes LAWS student Priya Khatri

August 4th, 2015|English, News|

Beginning in August, C. W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute student Priya Khatri will join the LCO as a LAWS participant for the remainder of the summer. Priya will be starting Grade 12 in the fall and has an interest in pursuing law as a profession. LAWS (Law in Action Within Schools) is a collaborative education initiative [...]

July 2015

Le projet de la CDO sur la capacité juridique et la prise de décision et Lauren Bates, la responsable du projet, font parler d’eux

July 18th, 2015|Français, News, Nouvelles|

Le projet de la CDO sur la capacité juridique, la prise de décision et la tutelle, chapeauté par Lauren Bates, avocate principale à la Commission, a récemment fait l’objet d’un article dans l’édition du 17 juillet du Toronto Star. L’article, écrit par l’éditorialiste Carol Goar, aborde certains aspects de l’examen des lois ontariennes sur le [...]

LCO Capacity and Decision-Making Project and Project Head Lauren Bates Profiled in the News

July 18th, 2015|English, News|

The LCO’s multi-year project on Legal Capacity, Decision-Making and Guardianship, led by Senior Lawyer Lauren Bates, was recently profiled in the July 17 edition of the Toronto Star. The article, written by Star Columnist Carol Goar, discusses some of the considerations involved when undertaking a review of the province's consent and capacity laws. The article [...]

LCO embauche des chercheurs stagiaires pour les sessions d’automne 2015 et d’hiver 2016!

July 13th, 2015|Français, News, Nouvelles|

La CDO sollicite des candidatures de la part des étudiants aux programmes JD/LL.L et de deuxième cycle actuellement inscrits dans une faculté de droit de l’Ontario.La date limite de soumission des candidatures est le vendredi 11 septembre 2015 à 16 h. Pour de plus amples renseignements, consulter