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Final Reports

Frameworks

Interim Reports

Discussion Papers

Consultation Results Summaries

Background Papers

Consultation Papers

Pre-Consultation Papers

Project Scopes and Methodologies

Commissioned Papers

 

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Final Reports

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship – March 2017

Simplified Procedures for Small Estates – August 2015

Capacity and Legal Representation for the Federal RDSP – June 2014

Review of the Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act – September 2013

Family Law Reform – February 2013

Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work – December 2012

The Law and Persons with Disabilities – September 2012

Curriculum Modules in Ontario Law Schools: A Framework for Teaching about Violence against Women – August 2012

Older Adults – April 2012

Provincial Offences Act – August 2011

Joint and Several Liability – February 2011

Division of Pensions Upon Marriage Breakdown – January 2009

Fees for Cashing Government Cheques – November 2008

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Frameworks

A Framework for the Law as It Affects Persons with Disabilities – September 2012

A Framework for the Law as It Affects Older Adults – April 2012

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Interim Reports

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship – October 2015

Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work – August 2012

Persons with Disabilities (report and draft framework) – March 2012

Family Law Reform – February 2012

Older Adults (report and draft framework) – June 2011

Provincial Offences Act – March 2011

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Discussion Papers

Improving the Last Stages of Life – May 2017

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship – May 2014

Capacity of Adults with Mental Disabilities and the Federal RDSP – December 2013

Capacity of Adults with Mental Disabilities and the Federal RDSP: Discussion Paper Summary – December 2013

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Consultation Results

Family Law – September 2010

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Background Papers

Vulnerable Workers – December 2010 

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Consultation Papers

Simplified Procedures for Small Estates – September 2014

The Modernization of the Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act – October 2012

The Law and Persons with Disabilities – September 2011

Vulnerable Workers Consultation Paper – December 2010

Joint and Several Liability – April 2010

Provincial Offences Act – November 2009

Family Law (Process) – September 2009

Family Law (Options) – January 2009

Older Adults – January 2009

Division of Pensions Upon Marriage Breakdown – May 2008

Fees for Cashing Government Cheques – March 2008

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Pre-Consultation Papers

Disabilities Threshold Paper – July 2009

Older Adults Pre Study Consultation Paper – May 2008

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Project Scopes and Methodologies

Defamation Law in the Internet Age: Project Scope Statement

Improving the Last Stages of Life: Project Scope Statement

Class Actions: Issues to be Considered

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship: Project Scope Summary

Capacity of Adults with Mental Disabilities and the Federal RDSP: Project Scope Summary

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Commissioned Papers

 

Defamation Law in the Internet Age

  1. Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves, Co-Leaders of the eQuality Project, University of Ottawa: Defamation Law in the Age of the Internet: Young People’s Perspectives
  2. Karen Eltis, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa: Is “Truthtelling” Decontextualized Online Still Reasonable? Restoring Context to Defamation Analysis in the Digital Age
  3. Emily Laidlaw, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, and Hilary Young, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law: Internet Intermediary Liability in Defamation: Proposals for Statutory Reform
  4. David Mangan, City University London: The Relationship Between Defamation, Breach of Privacy and Other Legal Claims Involving Offensive Internet Content

Improving the Last Stages of Life

  1.  Dr. Arne Stinchcombe, Dr. Katherine Kortes-Miller & Dr. Kimberley Wilson: Perspectives on the final stages of life from LGBT elders living in Ontario
  2.  Dr. Mary Chiu, Dr. Adrian Grek, Sonia Meerai, LJ Nelles, Dr. Joel Sadavoy & Dr. Virginia Wesson: Understanding the lived experience of individuals, caregivers and families touched by frailty, chronic illness and dementia in Ontario
  3. Dr. Donna Wilson & Dr. Stephen Birch: Improved care setting transitions in the last year of life
  4. Judith A. Wahl, Mary Jane Dykeman, Tara Walton: Health Care Consent, Advance Care Planning, and Goals of Care Practice Tools: The Challenge to Get it Right
  5. Rosario G. Cartagena, Alison K. Thompson, Kaveh Katebian, Trudo Lemmens, Rose Geist,     Harvey Schipper, Sandy Buchman, Heesoo Kim, Mark Handelman: Understanding the Relationship between Suffering and Capacity at the End-Of-Life: A Pilot Study
  6. James Downar, Laura Hawryluck, Alexi Wood, Susan Brown, Joy Richards, Robert Sibbald, Jennifer Gibson, & Csilla Kalocsai: Balancing The Interests Of Patients, Substitute Decision-Makers, Family And Health Care Providers In Decision-Making Over The Withdrawal And Withholding Of Life-Sustaining Treatment
  7. Omar Ha-Redeye, Ruby Latif, & Kashif Pirzada: Integrating Religious and Cultural Supports into Quality Care in the Last Stages of Life in Ontario

Simplified Procedures for the Administration of Small Estates

  1. Christine M. Hakim: Balancing Accessibility and Procedural Protection in a Small Estates Probate Procedure in Ontario

 

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship

  1. Advocacy Centre for the Elderly and Dykeman Dewhirst O’Brien LLP: Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning: Standards and Supports
  2. ARCH Disability Law Centre: Decisions, Decisions: Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Who Are Subject to Guardianship
  3. Canadian Centre for Elder Law: Understanding the Lived Experiences of Supported Decision-making in Canada
  4. Lana Kerzner and Michael Bach: ‘Alternative Courses of Action’ under the Substitute Decisions Act
  5. Dr. Bonnie Lashewicz: Understanding and Addressing Voices of Adults with Disabilities Within Their Family Caregiving Contexts: Implications for Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship
  6. Sophie Nunnelley: Personal Support Networks in Practice and Theory: Assessing the Implications for Supported Decision-Making Law

 

Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work

  1. Andrea M. Noack and Leah F. Vosko: Precarious Jobs in Ontario: Mapping Dimensions of Labour Market Insecurity by Workers’ Social Location and Context
  2. Leah F. Vosko, Eric Tucker, Mark P. Thomas and Mary Gellatly: New Approaches to Enforcement and Compliance with Labour Regulatory Standards: The Case of Ontario, Canada

 

Family Law Reform

  1. Professors Lesley Jacobs and Brenda Jacobs: Interdisciplinarity and the Legal Profession
  2. Noel Semple: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Family Service Delivery

 

The Law and Persons with Disabilities

  1. ARCH Disability Law Centre: Enforcing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Ontario’s Developmental Services System
  2. ARCH Disability Law Centre: The Shield Becomes the Sword: The Expansion of the Ameliorative Program Defence to Programs That Support Persons with Disabilities
  3. Michael Bach and Lana Kerzner: A New Paradigm for Protecting Autonomy and the Right to Legal Capacity
  4. Baker Law: A Case Study Paper on Rights to Supports
  5. Professor Mona Paré, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law (Civil): La participation des personnes handicapées dans les décisions qui les concernent : L’exemple de l’éducation (available in French only)
  6. Lora Patton, Rita Samson and Brendon Pooran: A Principled Approach: Considering Eligibility Criteria for Disability-Related Support Programs Through a Rights-Outcome Lens

 

Modernization of the Provincial Offences Act

  1. Stanley Berger: Report into Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) for Parking Infractions
  2. The Honourable Mr. Justice Rick Libman: Sentencing Purposes and Principles for Provincial Offences

 

The Law and Older Adults

  1. The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE): Congregate Living and the Law as It Affects Older Adults
  2. Margaret Hall: Developing and Anti-Ageist Approach Within Law
  3. Charmaine Spencer: Ageism and the Law: Emerging Concepts and Practices in Housing and Health

 

 

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