Our Current Projects

Upcoming Projects

On September 18th, 2014 the Board of Governors approved five projects to be undertaken as the LCO’s current projects near their completion, following an open call for Project Proposals.

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The LCO works on a wide range of projects, from short and narrow projects (focused on specific laws) to long projects that require multidisciplinary research and analysis (that might affect many laws). The projects that we select respond to the law-related needs of Ontarians – identified through our Project Proposals.

Here are the projects we are currently working on:

Improving the Last Stages of Life

On September 18, 2014, the Law Commission of Ontario’s (LCO) Board of Governors approved a project to consider improving the last stages of people’s lives as they approach death. The project will...

Defamation Law in the Internet Age

On September 18, 2014, the Law Commission of Ontario’s Board of Governors approved a project on defamation law in the internet age. Defamation law is a branch of tort law that attempts to protect a...

Class Actions

Please note: This project is currently on hold The Board of Governors of the Law Commission of Ontario approved a new project on class actions, including a comprehensive review of the Class...

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship

The law of legal capacity, decision-making and guardianship governs how decisions related to property, treatment and personal care are made in situations where individuals’ decision-making abilities...

Simplified Policy Tools

In the Final Reports for the Law Commission of Ontario’s (LCO) projects on the Law as it Affects Older Adults and the Law as it Affects Persons with Disabilities, the LCO committed that, as part of...
 

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