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Council Meeting Agendas

Date:         Thursday, June 6, and Friday, June 7, 2013

Location:   Council Chambers, 15th Floor, 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto


Thursday, June 6, 2013

1:00 pm       Call to Order/Welcome

   3:15 pm       Break

   3:30 pm       Meeting resumes

   3:45 pm       Timed Item: Address by Minister of Education

   4:45 pm       Recess of Council Meeting

   5:30 pm       Annual Meeting of Members (Hearing Rooms, 12th Floor)

   7:00 pm       Adjournment of Annual Meeting/Reception/Library Open House

                        (12th Floor)

Friday, June 7, 2013

   9:00 am        Meeting resumes

   9:05 am        Timed Item 8.6 Report of the Finance Committee

 10:30 am        Break

10:45 am        Meeting resumes

12:00 pm        Lunch

  1:00 pm        Meeting resumes

       TBD        Adjournment

1.      Call to Order/Welcome

2.      Agenda                                                               

3.      Conflict of Interest

4.      Minutes

4.1           Meeting, April 4-5, 2013

4.2           Special Meeting, April 29, 2013                                      

5.      Business Arising

5.1       Standard Procedures of Council and the Executive          

5.2       Report on Medical Assessments                                     

6.      Registrar's Report

6.1     Report                                                                              

6.1.1      Discipline Decisions on the Public Register
and College Website

6.2       Financial Report as at April 30, 2013                             

7.      Chair's Report

7.1       Report                                                                              

8.      Committee Reports

8.1       Executive                                                                          

8.2       Investigation                                                                    

8.3       Discipline                                                                         

8.4       Fitness to Practise                                                           

8.5       Registration Appeals                                                       

Timed Item: Friday, June 7, 2013, 9:05 a.m.

8.6       Finance                                                                     

            8.6.1      Audited Financial Report as at                      
                          December 31, 2012

8.6.2      Appointment of Auditor                                  

                  8.6.3      Committee Report                                                                 

8.7       Standards of Practice and Education                                

8.8       Accreditation                                                                   

8.9       Accreditation Appeal                                                      

8.10     Human Resources                                                                  

8.11     Editorial Board                                                                 

8.12     Election                                                                            

8.13     Nomination   

8.14     Quality Assurance                                                           

9.    Correspondence

10.  New Business

       10.1   Stakeholders and Members of the Public Addressing Council

10.2   Strategic Planning Retreat for Council and Staff   

11.  Notices of Motion

       11.1   College Bylaws: Proposed Additions re Regulatory           
Committees and Proposed Process for the Selection
of Chairs of Regulatory, Standing and Special
Committees (Sections 5, 6 and 7)

         11.2   College Bylaws: Proposed Amendment to Section 31 –      

                   Information to be provided to the College (business
address description)

         11.3   College Bylaws: Proposed Amendment to Section 23         
re Accreditation Fees

12.    Next Meeting(s)

  • October 3-4, 2013

13.    Adjournment

For Information

Annual Meeting of Members Agenda

Date:  Thursday, June 6, 2013

Time:  5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: Hearing Room, 12th floor; Reception: 12th Floor

5:00 p.m.        Registration, 14th Floor Reception


5:30 p.m.        Call to Order


                        Welcome and Introductions

                 Peter Lipman, OCT, Speaker

5:40 p.m.        Key Note Address

                        Raj Anand

Raj Anand is a partner and an arbitrator and mediator with WeirFoulds LLP. His practice includes administrative, human rights, constitutional and employment law, civil litigation, professional negligence and discipline. 

He is a former Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and founding Chair of the Ontario Human Rights Legal Support Centre. He has also served on a variety of administrative tribunals including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Law Society Hearing Tribunal. As an elected Bencher of the Law Society since 2007, he is currently a member of several committees and the Chair of the Tribunals Committee and the Working Group on Challenges faced by Racialized Licensees. Raj has been involved in setting Law Society policy regarding entry standards, obstacles experienced by particular groups, and reform of the adjudicative process. He represents and advises a number of professional regulators in legal proceedings and internal issues involving human rights and administrative law.

Over the last 15 years, Raj has taught at U of T's Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School, and he is currently a McMurtry Fellow at Osgoode Hall, where he teaches Legal Values: Legal Ethics. In 1997, he was the first recipient of the Advocates’ Society Award of Justice. In 2002, he received the Arbor Award from the University of Toronto. In 2003, he was awarded the Law Society Medal. In June 2007, he was awarded Professional Man of the Year by the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce.  In 2010 Raj received the award for Distinguished Career from the South Asian Bar Association. 


6:20 p.m.        Registrar’s Report

                        Michael Salvatori, OCT

6:30 p.m.        Chair’s Report

                        Liz Papadopoulos, OCT

6:40 p.m.        Statutory Committee Reports:

                        Executive Committee

                        Liz Papadopoulos, OCT

                        Investigation Committee

                        Terry Price, OCT

Discipline Committee Report

                        John Tucker

Fitness to Practise Committee Report

                        Louis Sloan, OCT

Registration Appeals Committee Report

                        Marc Dubois, OCT

6:50 p.m.        Questions

7:00 p.m.        Adjournment and Reception

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