April 2023

The Law Commission of Ontario is pleased to announce new staff member

2023-05-15T13:34:28+00:00April 24th, 2023|English, Events, News, Uncategorized|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is very pleased to announce that Laura Snowdon will be joining the LCO as counsel. Laura is finishing her term as an Associate at Gillian Hnatiw & Co., where she practised civil litigation for claims relating to sexual, physical, and psychological harms. Laura recently acted as Commission Counsel to [...]

March 2023

LCO Webinar: The ChatGPT Lawyer

2023-03-22T13:54:57+00:00March 20th, 2023|English, Events, News|

On Wednesday, March 8, 2023, the LCO, in partnership with University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology, and Society, presented The ChatGPT Lawyer: Opportunities and Risks of Generative AI for the Legal Profession. In this one-hour webinar, LCO Executive Director Nye Thomas moderated the session and LCO Counsel Ryan Fritsch explained the impact of generative [...]

February 2023

The ChatGPT Lawyer: Opportunities and Risks of Generative AI for the Legal Profession – Register today!

2023-02-15T14:39:38+00:00February 15th, 2023|English, Events, News, Uncategorized|

On March 8th, 2023, join the Law Commission of Ontario and the uOttawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society for a 60-minute panel discussion about ChatGPT, generative AI, access to justice, and the legal profession. This online discussion is free of charge. For further event information and to register, please see here.

LCO Counsel at OBA’s Legal Conference, February 10

2023-02-08T16:45:40+00:00February 8th, 2023|English, Events, News|

Counsel Ramani Nadarajah and Project Head of the LCO's Environmental Accountability project will join other Ontario legal professionals as a speaker in the Ontario Bar Association’s upcoming legal conference on Municipal, Planning, and Environmental Law on February 10, 2023. Counsel Ramani will discuss the LCO's Consultation Paper on Environmental Bill of Rights reform. For registration and [...]

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 [...]