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November 2021

AI Decision-Making in Canada and the US: A Panel Discussion on Protecting Rights – Register today!

2021-11-18T16:04:52+00:00November 18th, 2021|English, News|

On December 9th, join the Law Commission of Ontario, the co-editors of Litigating Artificial Intelligence (Emond, 2021) and experts from Canada and the United States in a 90-minute panel discussion contrasting the role of litigation and regulation in protecting rights impacted by artificial intelligence (AI) and automated decision-making (ADM) in the public and private realms. This live [...]

October 2021

Renewed LCO Funding!

2021-10-29T14:17:42+00:00October 29th, 2021|English, News|

Great news! Both the Law Foundation of Ontario and Law Society of Ontario have renewed Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) funding. The LCO is truly grateful for their continued support! The LFO Catalyst Funding announcement can be found here.

The LCO releases new report, Last Stages of Life: Final Report

2021-11-16T20:15:38+00:00October 1st, 2021|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) today releases a major new report, Last Stages of Life: Final Report.  This report considers legal and policy issues that arise in the “last stage of life”, including palliative care, end-of-life care, and medical assistance in dying. The LCO’s Last Stages of Life: Final Report is the first of two [...]

September 2021

The LCO is Hiring!

2021-09-23T16:02:31+00:00September 23rd, 2021|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) seeks a full-time Policy Counsel for a one-year contract that may be extended.  The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15, 2021. The full job posting is available here in both English and French.

Comparing AI Regulation in Canada and the European Union

2021-09-20T17:56:21+00:00September 20th, 2021|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to announce a new project working with the Research Chair on Accountable Artificial Intelligence in a Global Context at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law - Civil Law Section.  The Research Chair is led by Professor Céline Castets-Renard.  Together, we are preparing a report comparing AI [...]

Best wishes, Sue!

2021-09-13T18:15:08+00:00September 13th, 2021|English, News|

The LCO is announcing the retirement of our colleague Dr. Sue Gratton at the end of September. Sue has been with the Law Commission for ten years.  In that time she has successfully led many LCO projects, including Environmental Accountability, Defamation Law in the Internet Age, Small Estates, and Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act.  [...]

July 2021

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