IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT,
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5 AS AMENDED
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IN THE MATTER OF
STEVEN VINCENT WEERES and
WHEREAS on February 6, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”) in respect of Steven Vincent Weeres (“Weeres”) and Rebekah Donszelmann (“Donszelmann”) (collectively, the “Respondents”);
AND WHEREAS on January 31, 2013, Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) filed a Statement of Allegations in respect of the same matter;
AND WHEREAS on February 19, 2013, the Commission heard an application by Staff to convert the matter to a written hearing, in accordance with Rule 11.5 of the Commission’s Rules of Procedure (2012), 35 OSCB 10071, and section 5.1(2) of the Statutory Powers Procedure Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.22, as amended;
AND WHEREAS the Respondents did not appear, although properly served;
AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to issue this order;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
- Staff’s application to proceed by way of written hearing is granted;
- Staff’s material in respect of the hearing shall be served and filed no later than February 22, 2013; and
- the Respondents’ responding materials, if any, shall be served and filed no later than March 4, 2013.
DATED at Toronto this 19th day of February, 2013.
James E. A. Turner