HERE ARE THE KEYNOTE FEATURES OF THE MODEL ACT AS REVISED AND EXPANDED IN THE “FINAL VARIANT” . [The keynote features that are new in the Final Variant are identified by bolded script.] You can view the Model Act here. […]
Experience in recent years has reminded us of the fragility of justice in administrative justice systems when they find themselves in the hands of governments that see adjudicative tribunals as vessels of partisan power and patronage opportunities. That experience has again demonstrated the need for foundational, quasi-constitutional legislation that excludes covert, partisan tampering and patronage abuse, and this Model Act is offered as legislation fit to that purpose.
Kathy Laird is one of Ontario’s most knowledgeable administrative justice system experts. Over the course of an outstanding career she has served in that system in a range of important roles – as an appointed adjudicator at several of the
Tribunal Watch Ontario is working with the University of Waterloo in conducting a survey of advocates with significant experience dealing with one or more of Ontario’s adjudicative tribunals on behalf of clients during the period March 31, 2019 to March
Here is the final post in this trailer-park series account of the Ford administration’s undoing of the rule of law in Ontario’s tribunal justice system.