Current Projects

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 are in some way impaired, but decisions must nonetheless be made.

Defamation Law in the Internet Age

Defamation law is a branch of tort law that attempts to protect a claimant’s reputation from harm caused by false statements.

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.

Class Actions

While the CPA is procedural in nature, its objectives of access to justice, judicial economy and behavioral modification make it a potentially powerful tool when applied to a wide array of complex, high-stakes litigation.

Upcoming Projects

  • The Regulation of Public Space
  • Simplified Policy Tools
  • Redefining Parentage
  • Multifaceted Approaches to Community Safety