Defamation law is a branch of tort law that attempts to protect a claimant’s reputation from harm caused by false statements.
The Improving the Last Stages of Life project considers how the law shapes the rights, choices, and quality of life for persons who are dying and those who support them.
Ontario’s Class Proceedings Act came into force in 1993, with three goals: to improve access to justice, to enable more efficient and effective judicial management of complex cases of mass injury, and to coerce behavioral modification through public accountability.
The LCO released its Final Report on Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship on March 8, 2017.
- Division of Pensions Upon Marriage Breakdown
- Family Law Reform
- The Federal RDSP, and Capacity and Legal Representation
- Fees for Cashing Government Cheques
- Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act
- Joint & Several Liability
- A Framework for the Law as it Affects Older Adults
- Persons with Disabilities
- Provincial Offences Act
- Small Estates
- Violence against Women Curriculum Modules Initiative
- Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work
- Indigenous law reform issues
- The Truth and Reconciliation Commission called Canadians to action. The LCO must do its part. We will work with Indigenous communities, organizations, justice partners and others to prioritize and develop Indigenous law reform projects.
- Law and Technology
- The Regulation of Public Space