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Ensure you are equipped with the latest law and insights from leaders in the administrative law field. This celebrated annual program provides you with the best current thinking from government, the private bar and academia, on current developments in tribunals and in the courts, along with their practical implications.

  • Standard of review revisited – and the implications for tribunal practice
  • Tribunal reform: Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
  • Prosecutorial discretion and the Shawcross Doctrine
  • Evidentiary Issues in tribunal hearings and on judicial review
  • New approaches to public inquiries and the MMIW Inquiry Report
  • How governments are grappling with the regulation of data-driven industries, social media, etc.
  • Current ethical and professional issues arising in the administrative law context
  • Challenging Ministerial actions (in areas including Ontario’s sex ed curriculum, the Minister of Transportation’s electric car subsidy, and pipeline litigation/environmental regulation)
  • Private organizations: When may they be subject to judicial review?


Program Chairs

  • Kate Glover Berger, LL.M. (Cambridge), D.C.L. (McGill), Faculty of Law, Western University
  • Brendan van Niejenhuis, Stockwoods LLP
  • Sean Gaudet, Senior Counsel, Public Law Section, Justice Canada


Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

OsgoodePD offers group rates and financial assistance for both on-site and webcast formats.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.


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Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Paul Truster at PTruster@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

October 2-3, 2019

Register for Day 1 Only

Register for Day 2 Only

Online Replay Date:
November 21-22, 2019
Register for the Online Replay.

Register for Day 1 Online Replay

Register for Day 2 Online Replay


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

Day 1: $695 + HST

2 Day: $995 + HST

New Call/Licensee (2016-2019) 2 Day: $695 + HST

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Printable Registration Form

Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Lawyers who appear before agencies, boards or tribunals
  • Government counsel
  • Tribunal counsel
  • Tribunals and board members
  • Adjudicators
  • Regulators

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Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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