Securities Law & Instruments

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT
R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5 AS AMENDED

-AND-

IN THE MATTER OF
FRAN HARVIE


ORDER

WHEREAS on April 1, 2002, the Ontario Securities Commission issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 127(1) of the Securities Act in respect of Fran Harvie and other respondents;

AND WHEREAS Fran Harvie entered into a settlement agreement dated June 17, 2002, has agreed to a proposed settlement of the proceeding, subject to the approval of the Commission;

AND WHEREAS Staff has provided notice to bring this matter back on for hearing;

AND UPON REVIEWING the settlement agreement and the statement of allegations of Staff of the Commission and upon hearing submissions of counsel for Fran Harvie and of Staff;

AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to make this order;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:

  1. The settlement agreement dated June 17, 2002, attached to this order is hereby approved;
  2. Pursuant to subsection 127(1)(6) of the Act, Fran Harvie is reprimanded;
  3. Pursuant to subsection 127(1)(2) of the Act, Fran Harvie is prohibited from trading in any securities for a period of five years; and
  4. Pursuant to subsection 127(1)(8) of the Act, Fran Harvie is prohibited from becoming or acting as a director or officer of any issuer for a period of five years.

DATED at Toronto this 20th day of June, 2002.

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Howard Wetston
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Gary Brown