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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
by Ontario. Commission in the Matter of the Workmen's Compensation Act.
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Commissioner: The Honourable Mr. Justice William E. Middleton
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Royal Commission on the Financial Position of the Province of Ontario.
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Chair: Byron Edmund Walker. Commissioners: John Hoskin, Angus Kirkland
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
Commissioner: Eudo Saunders
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
Commissioner: I.A. Humphries
Topic: Elections
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE NORTHERN ENVIRONMENT
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E. P. Hartt, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Commission on Unemployment
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J. S. Willison, chair.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
by Ontario. Royal Commission on the Question of Prices of School Books, Royalties, etc.
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Commissioners: Judge Edard Morgan, James Bain Jr., Christopher Blackett Robinson
Commissioners: The Honourable Mr. Justice William Renwick Riddell, The Honourable Mr. Justice George H. Sedgewick, Original Order in Council 193/458 of February 3, 1932 appointed The Honourable Mr. Justice William E. Middleton who was unable to act due to illness. The Order in Council 195/84 of April 16, 1932 appointed The Honourable Mr. Justice John F. Orde who died August 1, 1932 before being able to submit a report.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by 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
by Ontario. Commission to Inquire Into Charges Against William Patterson, the Chairman of the License Board of Centre Huron; Saunders, Eudo
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Commissioner : Eudo Saunders
Topic: Hotelkeepers
Commissaires: John Sewell (President), George Penfold, Toby Vigod.
Toronto Public Library
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Commissioner: The Honourable Frank Egerton Hodgins, Justice of Appeal
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by 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.
York University Libraries
by 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
by 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
York University Libraries
by 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
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. London Gaol Inquiry; Boles, Arthur T
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Commissioner: Arthur T. Boles
Topics: Jails, Escapes
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
by Ontario. Text Book Commission.
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Commissioners: Thomas W. Crothers, J.A. Cooper
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION ON ELECTRIC POWER PLANNING
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Arthur Porter, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Royal Commission Inquiring into the Affairs of Abitibi Power
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Charles Patrick McTague, chair.
Commissioner: Mr. Justice C.S. Patterson
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
by Ontario. Royal Commission on Metropolitan Toronto
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John P. Robarts, commissioner.
Topic: Municipal government
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
by 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
by Commission on the Discipline and Other Matters of the University of Toronto (Ont.); Taylor, Thomas W; Kingsmill, John J; Senkler, Edmund J; Britton, Byron M; Campbell, John; Ontario. Legislative Assembly
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Chair: Thomas W. Taylor
Topics: Toronto, Ont. University, College discipline
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Timber Commission.
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Commissioners: William Renwick Riddell, Supreme Court Justice, Francis Robert Latchford, Supreme Court Justice
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
by 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
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Royal Commission to Inquire into the Administration, Management and Welfare of the Ontario School for the Blind.
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Commissioner: Norman Blain Gash
Toronto Public Library
by Ontario. Royal Commission on University Finances
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Commissioners: Sir John S. Willison, J. Alex Wallace, T.A. Russell, A.P. Deroche, C.R. Somerville.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION ON PETROLEUM PRODUCTS PRICING
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Claude M. Isbister, commissioner.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Public Inquiry into the Transmission of Power Between Nanticoke and Pickering.
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Commissioner: Dr. Omand M. Solandt
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Drainage Commission of the Province of Ontario.
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Chair: John B. Rankin. Commissioners: William B. McGeorge, Archibald McIntyre, Robert Lamarsh
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Commission on Municipal Taxation.
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Chair: J.R. Cartwright. Commissioners: Timothy Warren Anglin, Eno Saunders
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Commission to Investigate Charges against Charles Edward Whelihan; Morphy, Hugh B
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Commissioner : Hugh B. Morphy
Topics: Whelihan, Charles Edward, Misconduct in office
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Royal Ontario Mining Commission.
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Norman C. Urquhart, chair.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by ONTARIO. ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE NORTHERN ENVIRONMENT
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E. P. Hartt, commissioner.
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by 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
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Commission to Investigate the Workings of the Blind Institute at Brantford and the Deaf and Dumb Institute at Belleville; Snow, A.J. Russell
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Commissioner: A. J. Russell Snow
Topics: Blind, Charities
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Inquiry into the Cause of the Destruction of Certain Dams on the Napanee River; Rankin, William
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Commissioner : William Rankin
Topic: Dams
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Agricultural Commission of Inquiry.
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Archibald Leitch, chair.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Public Inquiry into the Transmission of Power Between Nanticoke and Pickering.
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Commissioner: Dr. Omand M. Solandt
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Commission re Investigation of the Magistrate and Police of Welland; Campbell, John S
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Commissioner: John S. Campbell
Topics: Gambling, Police corruption
Commissioners: James Magee, Frank E. Hodgins
Topics: Elections, Ballot
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Inquiry in Respect to the Affairs of the Township of Malden.
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Commissioner: Judge Bruce J.S. Macdonald
York University Libraries
by Ontario. Research Commission; Wallace, Robert Charles, 1881-
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Chaiman: R. C. Wallace
Topic: Research
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Royal Commission in the Matter of the Workmen's Compensation Act.
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George A. McGillivray, commissioner.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Royal Commission to Investigate Charges Made by Mr. Edward B. Jolliffe, K.C., in a Radio Address.
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A.M. LeBel, commissioner.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Insurance Commission (1916)
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Commissioner: Mr. Justice Cornelius Arthur Masten
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 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
by Ontario. Public Inquiry into the Transmission of Power Between Nanticoke and Pickering.
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Commissioner: Dr. Omand M. Solandt
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by 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
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by 'Ontario. Commission of Enquiry, Kapuskasing Colony.
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Chair: W.F. Nickle. Commissioners: John I. McLaren, John Sharp
Arthur Porter, chair.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Report of the Royal Commission appointed February 23rd, 1960 to investigate charges relating to the purchase of lands in the city of Sarnia by the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario from Dimensional Investments Limited.
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Commissioner: The Honourable Mr. George A. McGillivray
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Ontario. Commission on Municipal Institutions
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Commissioners: Timothy Warren Anglin, E.F.B. Johnston, William Houston.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by 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.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario Collection
by Ontario. Commission to Inquire into the Recent Disturbances of and among the Prisoners at the Ontario Reformatory at Guelph.
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Commissioner: Judge James Ernest Madden
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Claude M. Isbister, commissioner.
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by 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
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by 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
by Ontario. Ottawa Collegiate Institute Inquiry; Orde, John F
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Commissioner: John. F. Orde
Topics: Ottawa Collegiate Institute, Education, Higher, Education, Secondary
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Inquiry Respecting the Appointment and Resignation of Daniel McCaughrin, Police Magistrate; Fisher, Robert Grant
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Commssioner: Robert Grant Fisher
Topics: McCaughrin, Daniel, Police magistrates
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Commission of Inquiry Into Certain Misconduct at the Agricultural College, Guelph; Winchester, John
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Commissioner: John Winchester
Topic: Ontario Agricultural College
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by 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
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Inquiry Into the Internal Management of the Ontario Hospital, Mimico; Common, William Belmont; Ontario. Legislative Assembly
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Commissioner: William B. Common
Topics: Hospitals, Hospitals
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by Ontario. Commission to Investigate Charges against Thomas McDonald, Registrar of Deeds for the County of Dundas; Judd, Coulson Joseph
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Commissioner: Joseoh Coulson Judd
Topic: Ontario
Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
by 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