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August 2017

The LCO’s Last Stages of Life project heads to Nova Scotia

August 16th, 2017|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario will be presenting at the second International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice, being held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from September 13-15 2017. The LCO has a 30 minute presentation slot to discuss some of the findings of our consultations. The conference program is available here: [...]

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May 2017

Provincial Government Acknowledges LCO in Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Employment and Labour Laws

May 31st, 2017|English, News|

On May 30, 2017, the provincial government announced its intention to introduce legislation, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act¸ 2017, that would amend Ontario’s Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act.  The government publicly acknowledged the role of the LCO’s recent Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work report in its proposals, specifically the LCO’s analysis regarding [...]

Release of final two commissioned research papers for the Last Stages of Life Project

May 3rd, 2017|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to release the final two papers in our series of commissioned research from external experts across Canada. These papers are an important part of our project, Improving the Last Stages of Life, and advance LCO's mandate to stimulate critical public dialogue through novel empirical research. Papers previously [...]