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12 09, 2018

Issues raised in the LCO’s Small Estates project highlighted in CBC Go Public

2018-09-12T17:22:19+00:00September 12th, 2018|English, News|

The LCO’s 2015 report on small estates was highlighted in a recent CBC Go Public story.   The story quotes the LCO report that “the cost of probate — which isn't mandatory but often necessary when there is a will — is ‘disproportionately high for small estates and can outweigh the benefits’."  The CBC report can [...]

4 09, 2018

New Chair of the Board

2018-09-04T13:10:51+00:00September 4th, 2018|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Pinto as Chair of the Board of Governors, effective September 1st, 2018. Andrew replaces Bruce Elman, Chair of the Board since September 2012. “I’m honoured to chair Ontario’s leading law reform agency and work with my Board colleagues, the Law Commission’s Executive [...]

9 07, 2018

IPilogue publishes defamation conference blogs

2018-07-09T19:32:21+00:00July 9th, 2018|English, News|

IP Osgoode’s blog, the IPilogue, has published a series of blog posts discussing the LCO’s May 3, 2018 defamation conference. You can read the blogs here: https://www.iposgoode.ca/2018/06/rethinking-defamation-law/ https://www.iposgoode.ca/2018/06/the-harms-and-values-underlying-defamation-law-in-the-internet-age/ https://www.iposgoode.ca/2018/06/jurisdiction-anonymity-and-unpublishing-frontline-problems-in-resolving-online-defamation-claims/ https://www.iposgoode.ca/2018/06/resolving-online-defamation-in-the-internet-age/ https://www.iposgoode.ca/2018/06/fair-balance-proportionality-and-revamping-the-publication-rule-will-these-efforts-resolve-the-problem-of-online-intermediaries-its-unlikely/