Program Chair(s)

The Hon. Justice Rick Libman

Ontario Court of Justice

While the pandemic has impacted the availability of Provincial Offences courts across Ontario, there have nonetheless been a multitude of developments of which all POA practitioners must be aware. Created by the developers of The Osgoode Certificate in Provincial Offences Court Practice, this new annual update will provide you with valuable insights into some of the most important and topical areas affecting your POA practice.

Led by The Hon. Justice Rick Libman, an expert faculty of prosecutors and defence practitioners will examine critical caselaw and administrative/procedural developments over the preceding 12 months.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Legislative updates impacting the Provincial Offences Act:

Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020: The impact of COVID-19 on procedural and substantive POA matters

Highway Traffic Act: automated speed enforcement, school bus cameras, administrative penalties

Recent case law updates:

Unreasonable delay for provincial offences during the pandemic

Disclosure practices

Charter litigation

COVID-19 and its relevancy on sentencing in the POA context

Risks associated with the use of electronic communications in light of the Rules of Professional Conduct

Who Should Attend




Program Chairs

The Hon. Justice Rick Libman

Ontario Court of Justice



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Apr 24, 2021

$545 + HST

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Professionalism 1h 15m
Total6h 15m

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