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The standard of review of administrative action is entering a new era as a result of the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decisions in Vavilov and Bell Canada. Get a full day of expert insights into the new law and its practical implications in key practice areas.

  • What is the impact of these landmark cases?
  • What problems do they solve?
  • What gaps remain?
  • What is the likely, foreseeable impact of the new law in such practice areas as
    • Securities Litigation, Financial Services and Competition Enforcement
    • Professional Regulation and Licensing (including Regulated Health Professions)
    • Environmental and Land Use Planning Law
    • Human Rights, Social Justice, Aboriginal Law
    • Labour and Employment Law

This new program features a faculty of distinguished experts, who will provide you with the most in-depth and extended treatment of the issues currently available.


Program Chairs

  • Kate Glover Berger, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Western University
  • Brendan van Niejenhuis, Stockwoods LLP
  • Sean Gaudet, Senior Counsel, Public Law Section, Justice Canada


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

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the Intensive 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 21 days prior to the program start date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 21 days notice, a $150 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


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Program Lawyer

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
Paul Truster

Program Details

Date & Time

March 9, 2020
9:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m EDT
In-Person & Webcast

Online Replay
April 30, 2020
Register for Online Replay


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

Fee per Delegate

$695 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $347.50 + HST

Bundle Price: $1,595 + HST (This program + 15th Annual National Forum in Administrative Law and Practice on October 6-7, 2020) 

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $995 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Administrative lawyers
  • Litigators who appear before administrative boards and tribunals or who are involved in judicial reviews
  • Securities lawyers
  • Competition lawyers
  • Immigration and refugee lawyers
  • Environmental lawyers
  • Land use planning/municipal lawyers
  • Human rights lawyers
  • Lawyers representing Indigenous governments and communities
  • Other lawyers practising Aboriginal law
  • Lawyers who appear before Social Justice Tribunals
  • Lawyers representing clients in regulated professions
  • Administrative decision-makers

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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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