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Royal Commissions of Ontario


Royal Commissions of Ontario


Royal Commissions of Ontario are public, independent Inquiries appointed under the Public Inquiries Act of Ontario. A Royal Commission is established through an order of the href="http://www.lt.gov.on.ca/">Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in co-operation with the Premier of Ontario and the Provincial Cabinet. A Commissioner is appointed to oversee the inquiry into facts or matters of public interest and to publicly present recommendations on these matters.

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The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
Aug 14, 2017 Ontario. Royal Commission on Transportation.
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Chair: The Honourable Mr. Justice Edgar Rodolphe Eugene Chevrier. Commissioners: Clarence Richard Young, Edwin Roy Sayles
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The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Commission to Inquire into, Consider and Report upon the Best Mode of Selecting, Appointing and Remunerating Sheriffs, etc., etc.
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Chair: Walter D. Gregory. Commissioners: Horace L. Brittain, Norman Sommerville, Albert Hellyer, E.A. Pocock
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Border Cities Amalgamation.
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Chair: Judge John J. Coughlin. Commissioners: Horace L. Brittain (Vice-chair0, S.E. McGorman, J. Clark Keith, Herbert L. Cummings
York University Libraries
- Commission on Planning and Development Reform in Ontario; Sewell, John, 1940-
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Issued also in English under title: Draft report of the Commission on Planning and Development Reform in Ontario
Topics: Ontario, Land use, Regional planning, City planning, Environmental policy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Committee on the Healing Arts.
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I.R. Dowie, chair ; Horace Krever and M.C. Urquhart, commissioners.
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Inquiry Into the Financial Affairs of the Town of Collingwood; Roach, Wilfred Daniel
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Commissioner, W.D. Roach
Topic: Municipal finance
Topics: Ontario. Hydro-Electric Power Commission, Dimensional Investments ltd, Land
York University Libraries
- Ontario. Committee on Taxation
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Taxation
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on the Toronto Jail and Custodial Services.
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B. Barry Shapiro, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission to Investigate Trading in the Shares of Windfall Oils and Mines Limited.
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Arthur Kelly, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Certain Sectors of the Building Industry.
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Harry Waisberg, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO CERTAIN DEATHS AT THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN AND RELATED MATTERS
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Justice Samuel Grange, commissioner.
York University Libraries
- Ontario. Royal Commission Inquiry into Civil Rights; McRuer, J. C. (James Chalmers), 1890-
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Commissioner: James Chalmers McRuer
Topics: Civil rights, Justice, Administration of, Administrative procedure
York University Libraries
- Ontario. Royal Commission Inquiry into Civil Rights; McRuer, J. C. (James Chalmers), 1890-
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Commissioner: James Chalmers McRuer
Topics: Civil rights, Justice, Administration of, Administrative procedure
York University Libraries
- Ontario Agricultural Commission, 1880; Wood, Samuel Casey, 1830-
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Chairman: Samuel Casey Wood
Topic: Agriculture
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- ONTARIO. COMMISSION OF INQUIRY RE PROVINCIAL JUDGE HARRY J. WILLIAMS
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Sydney L. Robins, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Judy LaMarsh, chair.
Commissioner: The Honourable Frank Egerton Hodgins, Justice of Appeal
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission in the Matter of the Workmen's Compensation Act; Roach W. D
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Topics: Ontario, Workers' compensation
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission on the Operation of the Mental Hospitals Act.
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Chair: Clifford R. Magone. Commissioners: Dr. William H. Avery, Lionel P. Conacher
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Commission to Inquire into, Consider and Report upon the Best Mode of Selecting, Appointing and Remunerating Sheriffs, etc., etc.
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Chair: Walter D. Gregory. Commissioners: Horace L. Brittain, Norman Sommerville, Albert Hellyer, E.A. Pocock
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Commission on Planning and Development Reform in Ontario.
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Commissioners: John Sewell (Chair), George Penfold, Toby Vigod.
Topic: Land use
Arthur Porter, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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E. P. Hartt, commissioner.
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Commission of Enquiry Concerning the Operation of the San Jose Scale Act; Mills, James, 1840-1924; Dearness, John; Bunting, W.H
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Commissioners: Mills, James, Dearness, John, Bunting, W.H
Topics: San Jose scale, Fruit
D.C. Williams, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION ON MATTERS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY ARISING FROM THE USE OF ASBESTOS IN ONTARIO
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J. Stefan Dupré, commissioner.
Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Arthur Porter, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on the Mineral Resources of Ontario and Measures for their Development
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John Charlton, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION ON MATTERS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY ARISING FROM THE USE OF ASBESTOS IN ONTARIO
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J. Stefan Dupré, commissioner.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission on the University of Toronto.
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Chair: Joseph W. Flavelle. Commissioners: Goldwin Smith, Sir William Ralph Meredith, Rev. Henry John Cody, Byron E. Walker, Rev. D. Bruce Macdonald, Arthur H.U. Colquhoun (Secretary)
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry.
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Chair: The Honourable Julia Verlyn LaMarsh. Commissioners: Judge Arthur Beaulieu, Scott Alexander Young
York University Libraries
- Ontario. Committee Appointed to Inquire into and Report upon the Fluoridation of Municipal Water Supplies
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Bibliography: p. 166-177
Topics: Water-supply, Water, Fluorine
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Commission to Inquire into, Consider and Report upon the Best Mode of Selecting, Appointing and Remunerating Sheriffs, etc. etc.
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W. D. Gregory, chair.
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. West Elgin Election Investigation; Barron, John Augustus, 1850-1936; McTavish, Duncan Byron; Morgan, Edward; Nunn, James G; McNish, Donald
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Election petition filed by James G. Nunn against the return of Donald McNish, as member of the Legislative Assembly for the electoral district--cf. p.3
Topics: Ontario. Legislative Assembly, Elections, Elections
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Commission of Inquiry into Unregulated Residential Accommodation.
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Ernie S. Lightman, Commissioner.
Topics: Rest homes, People with disabilities, Handicapped, Older people, Poor, Long-term care facilities
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry.
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Judy LaMarsh, chair.
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Commission to Enquire into the Financial Affairs of the Corporation of the town of Belleville; Morden, A. Lewis; McKibbin, James
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Commissioners : A. Lewis Morden, James McKibbin
Topics: 20 Belleville (Ont.), Finance, Public
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
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Commissioner: Chester Samuel Walters
Topics: Ontario Athletic Commission, Ontario Athletic Commission, Sports
Toronto Public Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on The Care and Control of the Mentally Defective and Feeble-minded in Ontario.
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Commissioner: The Honourable Frank Egerton Hodgins, Justice of Appeal
York University Libraries
- Ontario Agricultural Commission, 1880; Wood, Samuel Casey, 1830-
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Chairman: Samuel Casey Wood
Topic: Agriculture
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- ONTARIO. HAMILTON-WENTWORTH REVIEW COMMISSION
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Henry E. Stewart, chair.
Arthur Porter, chair.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Insurance Commission (1916)
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Commissioner: Mr. Justice Cornelius Arthur Masten
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Commission to Investigate Into the Workings of the Institution for the Blind at Brantford and the Deaf and Dumb Institute at Belleville; Snow, A.J. Russell
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Commissioner: A. J. Russell Snow
Topics: Ontario School for the Blind (Brantford), Blind, Charities
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Inquiry re the Ontario Hospital, Hamilton; Snider, Colin George, Sir, 1850-
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Commissioner: Snider, Colin G
Topics: Mentally ill, Psychiatric hospital care, Psychiatric hospitals
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Commission to Inquire into, Consider and Report upon the Best Mode of Selecting, Appointing and Remunerating Sheriffs, etc., etc.
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Chair: Walter D. Gregory. Commissioners: Horace L. Brittain, Norman Sommerville, Albert Hellyer, E.A. Pocock
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Royal Commission to Investigate the Victoria Industrial School, Mimico; Waugh, John; MacMurchy, Helen; Kelso, J.J
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Chair: John Waugh
Topics: Victoria Industrial School for Boys, Reformatories
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Inquiry into the Truth or Falsity of Certain Charges, etc., Contained in a Speech Delivered by A.C. Lewis, Esq., M.L.A. in the Legislative Assembly, Reflecting on the Administration of the Attorney General�s Department in Respect of the Investigation into the Death of Captain Orville Huston, at Fort Frances.
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John Alexander Macintosh, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission Inquiring into the Affairs of Abitibi Power
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Charles Patrick McTague, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on the Conduct of Police Forces at Fort Erie on the 11th of May, 1974.
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John A. Pringle, commissioner.
York University Libraries
- Commission on Planning and Development Reform in Ontario; Sewell, John, 1940-; Penfold, G. E. (George Edward); Vigod, Toby
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Commissioners: John Sewell (Chairman), George Penfold, Toby Vigod
Topics: Ontario, Land use, Regional planning, City planning, Environmental policy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry.
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Judy LaMarsh, chair.
York University Libraries
- Ontario. Inquiry into Ontario Provincial Air Service; Lang, D W
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Commissoner: D.W. Lang
Topic: Ontario. Division of Air Service
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Commission of Inquiry re Waterworks Regulations and the Electrical Development Company of Ontario Ltd; Meredith, W. R. (William Ralph), Sir, 1840-1923; Sutherland, Robert F; Kelly, Hugh Thomas
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Commissioners : William Ralph Meredith, Robert F. Sutherland, Hugh Thomas Kelly
Topics: Electrical Development Company of Ontario, Hydroelectric power plants
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Inquiry into Charges of Violations of the Ontario Temperance Act in Brockville; Dowsley, J.K
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Commissioner: John Kelley Dowsley
Topic: Temperance
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Royal Commission to Inquire into and Concerning any Complaints of Ill-treatment or Extortion Practiced upon Visitors at the Niagara Falls; Wood, E. B. (Edmund Burke), 1820-1882
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Commissioner : E.B. Wood
Topics: Sightseeing business, Tourist trade
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Judy LaMarsh, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Ontario Nickel Commission
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George Thomas Holloway, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- ONTARIO. JUDICIAL INQUIRY INTO THE CARE OF KIM ANNE POPEN BY THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY OF THE CITY OF SARNIA AND THE COUNTY OF LAMBTON
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H. Ward Allen, commissioner.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry
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Issued also in English under title: Report of the Royal Commission on Violence in the Communications Industry
Topics: Violence in mass media, Violence, Violence dans les médias, Violence à la télévision
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway Inquiry.
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Commissioner: Armand Racine
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Commission to Inquire into and Report upon the Rates of Wages Paid to the Men Employed by the Hydro-Electric Power Commission in the Construction of the Queenston-Chippewa Development, as Compared with the Rates Paid for Similar Service by Other Employers: the Ability of the Queenston-Chippewa Project to Pay Increased Wages: and the Living Conditions of the Men so Employed; Ross, A.E; Casselman, W.H; MacBride, M
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The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
- Ontario. Royal Commission on Forestry Protection in Ontario.
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Chair: Edward Wilkes Rathbun . Commissioners: Alexander Kirkwood (Vice-chair), Thomas Southwood (Secretary), John Bertram, John Bannon McWilliams
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Royal Commission re: Statements in the Toronto Globe and Mail of March 31, 1942 That Many Toronto Reliefees Had Died From Malnutrition Due to the Inadequency of Past Relief Schedules; Lawson, Smirle
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Commissioner: Smirle Lawson
Topics: Food relief, Public welfare
Commissioner: E.P. Heaton
Topics: Forest fires, Disaster relief
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
- Ontario. Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Failure of Atlantic Acceptance Corporation, Limited.
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S.H.S. Hughes, chair.
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Topics: Hollinger Consolidated Gold Mines Limited, Gold mines and mining, Gold mines and mining
Commissioner: Mr. Justice C.S. Patterson
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
- Ontario. Royal Commission into Police Matters; Meredith, W. R. (William Ralph), Sir, 1840-1923; Parsons, S. R; Gunn, J.T
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Commissioners : W.R. Meredith, S.R. Parsons, J.T. Gunn
Topics: Police, Police administration, Trade-unions
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
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Chair: The Honourable Robert Franklin Sutherland. Commissioners: Charles Hamilton Mitchell, William Andrew Amos, Andrew Fullerton McCallum
Commissioner: I.A. Humphries
Topic: Elections
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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David H. W. Henry, commissioner.
Topics: Stewart, Gordon R, Trials (Impeachment), Judges
York University Libraries
- Ontario. Research Commission; Wallace, Robert Charles, 1881-
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Chaiman: R. C. Wallace
Topic: Research