IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 AS AMENDED
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IN THE MATTER OF COLBY COOPER CAPITAL INC.
COLBY COOPER INC., PAC WEST MINERALS LIMITED
JOHN DOUGLAS LEE MASON
(Subsection 127(1) and section 127.1)
WHEREAS on March 27, 2012, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 37, 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”) in connection with a Statement of Allegations filed by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) on March 27, 2012 in respect of Colby Cooper Capital Inc. ("CCCI"), Colby Cooper Inc. ("CCI"), Pac West Minerals Limited ("Pac West") and John Douglas Lee Mason ("Mason") (collectively, the “Respondents”);
AND WHEREAS the Respondents were served with the Notice of Hearing and Statement of Allegations on March 28, 2012;
AND WHEREAS at the first attendance hearing on April 23, 2012, Staff and counsel for CCCI and Mason appeared, and counsel for CCCI and Mason advised the Commission that it had instructions to also appear on behalf of CCI and Pac West for that attendance;
AND WHEREAS on April 23, 2012, Staff requested that a confidential pre-hearing conference be scheduled, and Counsel for the Respondents agreed, and the Commission ordered that a confidential pre-hearing conference take place on June 26, 2012;
AND WHEREAS on June 26, 2012, Staff and Counsel for the Respondents appeared before the Commission for a confidential pre-hearing conference, and Staff requested that a further confidential pre-hearing conference be scheduled, and Counsel for the Respondents agreed;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this order;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that a confidential pre-hearing conference shall take place on August 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. or on such other date or at such other time as set by the Office of the Secretary and agreed to by the parties.
DATED at Toronto this 26th day of June, 2012.
Edward P. Kerwin