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June 2019 Convocation

Malcolm Mercer re-elected as Treasurer
Convocation elected Malcolm Mercer as Treasurer for a second term. Full story 
Statement of principles
The debate on the statement of principles was adjourned to a later date.
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New lay benchers appointed
Six new benchers were appointed to Convocation by the Government of Ontario as public representatives. Full story 

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Final report on the Law Society’s Strategic Plan 2015-2019

Lawyer election results and voter turnout statistics 1999-2019

Paralegal election results and voter turnout statistics 2010-2019




Public Minutes

Public Transcript


Election of Treasurer

Treasurer’s Remarks

Consent Agenda - Motion

  • Confirmation of Draft Minutes of Convocation – May 23, 2019
  • Motion – Appointments
  • Executive Director’s Report on Administrative Calls to the Bar

Notice of Motions Respecting the Law Society’s Statement of Principles Requirement

  • Klippenstein/Lean Motion
  • Groia/Donnelly Motion (as amended)
  • Correspondence Received by the Law Society

Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee/Comité sur l’équité et les affaires autochtones Report

  • In Camera Item


Priority Planning Committee Report

  • Final Report on the Law Society’s Strategic Plan 2015-2019
Convocation was webcast on June 27, 2019.
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