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The LCO is pleased to announce that the Commission has received more than 20 public submissions to its Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms consultation paper.  The submissions are available here.
The formal consultation period for the Class Actions project is now closed.  The LCO will provide further updates as the project progresses.

Public Consultations 2018

The LCO’s class actions project is the first independent, evidence-based, and comprehensive review of class actions in Ontario since the enactment of the Class Proceedings Act in 1993. The project will provide an independent and practical analysis of class actions in Ontario.

Our full project page includes additional resources and information.


A Public Discussion on Class Actions in Ontario


Download the Consultation Paper

Download the Executive Summary


Consultation Questions

The Consultation Questions set out in the consultation paper are a guide to the class action issues that have been identified by the LCO so far. 


The LCO welcomes public comments on these or any other class action issues.


Supplementary Documents


We want to hear from you! 

There are many ways to get involved. Ontarians can:

  • Learn about the project and sign up for project updates on our project website;
  • Contact us to ask about the project or project consultations; or,
  • Provide written submissions or comments.

The consultation deadline is May 31, 2018.

The LCO can be contacted at:

Law Commission of Ontario
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
2032 Ignat Kaneff Building
4700 Keele Street Toronto
ON M3J 1P3

Telephone: 416-650-8406
Toll free: 1-866-950-8406
Web page:
Twitter @LCO_CDO