Program Chair

The Hon. Justice Rick Libman

Ontario Court of Justice

Though Provincial Offences courts are beginning to reopen, the pandemic’s effects on POA proceedings can still be felt by practitioners. A high level of uncertainty remains in relation to such issues as how the criteria for unreasonable delay will be considered and applied in light of the pandemic.

In one intensive day, learn practical strategies and solutions to some of the most complex issues affecting your practice.

Led by The Hon. Justice Rick Libman, this annual update brings you the latest information from an expert faculty of prosecutors and defence practitioners. They will examine recent caselaw and administrative/procedural developments over the preceding 12 months, yielding practical tips that you can immediately apply.

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

What You’ll Learn

Legislative updates impacting the Provincial Offences Act

An update on the pandemic’s effect on procedural and substantive POA matters

Charter litigation and unreasonable delay for provincial offences during the pandemic

Recent developments in sentencing

Who Should Attend



Brian Lass

Prosecutor, Go Transit/METROLINX

“An excellent, one-of-a-kind program with an all-star cast! A must-take for anyone working within the realm of the POA!”


Program Chair

The Hon. Justice Rick Libman

Ontario Court of Justice




Recorded: Apr 29, 2023

$595 + TAX

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