The Council of Canadian Academies has published three reports by the Expert Panel on Medical Assistance in Dying. The Law Commission of Ontario interim and final report for Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship have been cited. To read further click here.
The Law Commission of Ontario would like to congratulate Lorne Sossin on his appointment to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. To read further on Lorne's appointment click here.
The LCO Defamation in the Internet Age project has been mentioned in the latest article in The Sydney Morning Herald. To read the article click here.
LCO is pleased to publish 10 Year Report reflecting on the work accomplished during these past ten years. To read the report click here.
The latest issue of Liaison Fall/Winter 2018 is now available in digital format here. We hope you enjoy our latest issue!
On November 29, 2018, Windsor Law held their alumni dinner in Toronto. The LCO’s Chair of the Board of Governors, Andrew Pinto, received the Distinguished Alumni Award for his contributions to the legal sector, legal innovation, and client and community engagement. Congratulations to Andrew on his many achievements! The LCO also congratulates Past Chair, Bruce [...]
On November 20, the Law Commission of Ontario hosted a roundtable to discuss further ideas and frameworks for our new digital rights project. Read roundtable attendee Lorne Sossin’s blog post, The Algorithm of Justice? Fairness and Digital Rights, which provides an overview of the roundtable topics and issues.
The LCO is pleased to announce that Justice Michal Fairburn of the Court of Appeal for Ontario will be joining the LCO Board. The LCO is pleased to announce that Justice Michal Fairburn of the Court of Appeal for Ontario has been appointed as the judiciary’s representative to the LCO Board of Governors. Justice Fairburn [...]
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to announce funding has been renewed under the Law Foundation of Ontario’s (LFO) Catalyst program. The LFO provides invaluable support to Ontario’s access to justice community. This support helps the LCO promote independent law reform, evidence-based analysis of complex legal issues, and public participation in legal policy-making. [...]
Read the latest article on the Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms project here. For more information on our Class Actions: Objectives, Experiences and Reforms project, please click here.