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January 2023

December 2022

LCO Extends Deadline for Environmental Accountability Consultations

2022-12-14T17:30:32+00:00December 14th, 2022|English, News|

The LCO is extending the deadline for written submissions for its Environmental Accountability project to Friday, January 13th, 2023.  The LCO wants to consult with a broad array of stakeholders, including legal and environmental experts, government and justice system leaders, industry representatives, indigenous communities, and individual Ontarians interested in environmental issues. A complete list of [...]

October 2022

LCO Releases 2022-25 Strategic Plan

2022-12-14T17:29:39+00:00October 18th, 2022|English, News|

The LCO is pleased to release its new Strategic Plan. The Plan commits the LCO to new projects, to improving engagement, to increasing our impact, and to LCO growth and renewal.  The Plan also commits the LCO to advancing Reconciliation through law reform. To read further click here.

September 2022

LCO Releases ‘Environmental Accountability’ Consultation Paper

2022-10-03T18:36:04+00:00September 21st, 2022|English, Events, News|

On Thursday, September 22nd, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its Consultation Paper on Environmental Accountability in Ontario. The LCO believes the time is right for an independent, interdisciplinary, and balanced review of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) legislation and environmental accountability strategies generally. The EBR was enacted more than 25 years ago. [...]

August 2022

LCO Upcoming News & Events – Summer/Fall 2022

2022-09-15T18:28:36+00:00August 22nd, 2022|English, Events, News|

Upcoming LCO News & Events In June 2022, LCO Board of Governors member, the Honourable Paul S. Rouleau, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) by the Law Society of Ontario. The LCO’s judicial appointee Justice Rouleau was appointed in April 2022 by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lead the Public Order [...]

June 2022

LCO releases ‘Accountable AI’ Final Report

2022-10-01T01:35:03+00:00June 16th, 2022|English, News|

On Thursday, June 16th, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released Accountable AI a new report discussing artificial intelligence (AI) in the Canadian justice system. Accountable AI comprehensively analyzes AI and Automated Decision-making (ADM) systems used to assist government decision-making in public benefits, child protection, education, immigration, regulatory compliance, and many other civil and administrative justice applications. Issues [...]