November 2023

Call for LCO Board of Governors Applications

2023-11-13T15:27:33+00:00November 13th, 2023|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is seeking a new member for its Board of Governors. The LCO is Ontario’s leading law reform agency. The LCO provides independent, balanced, and authoritative advice on complex and important legal issues. The LCO Board approves and oversees LCO projects/reports as well as the LCO policies, plans and budgets. [...]

October 2023

Second LCO Webinar for Access to Justice Week 2023: Recommendations, innovations, and law reform to address the intimate partner violence epidemic.

2023-10-18T16:01:36+00:00October 18th, 2023|English, Events, News|

On Monday, October 23, 2023, the LCO is hosting a free webinar about intimate partner violence to commemorate Access to Justice Week 2023. This webinar is titled “Recommendations, innovations, and law reform to address the intimate partner violence epidemic.” This session will consider reforms to Ontario's justice system to improve legal protections and services for [...]

June 2023

LCO Releases “Consumer Protection in the Digital Marketplace” Consultation Paper

2023-06-21T16:33:42+00:00June 22nd, 2023|English, News|

On Thursday June 22, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its Consultation Paper on Consumer Protection in the Digital Marketplace.  A copy of the paper is available here. This project considers how to improve consumer protections for digital terms of service (ToS) contracts. Hardly a day goes by that consumers in Ontario are not asked [...]

May 2023

LCO welcomes ten student fellows to its 2023 summer roster

2023-05-12T18:13:48+00:00May 12th, 2023|English, News|

The LCO is pleased to announce its incoming cohort of Student Scholar Fellows for Summer 2023, beginning on May 15. Now in its fourth year of operation, the LCO Student Scholar Fellowship program is offered in partnership with four Ontario law schools and provides students with relevant legal research experience and an opportunity to engage [...]

LCO releases ‘The Last Stages of Life for First Nation, Métis and Inuit Peoples’ Final Report

2023-05-08T23:11:13+00:00May 8th, 2023|English, News|

On Tuesday, May 9th, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released a major new report on Indigenous health law: The Last Stages of Life for First Nation, Métis and Inuit Peoples: Preliminary Recommendations for Law Reform. The project is guided by recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The LCO sought respectful relations [...]

April 2023