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REVISED ONTARIO SECURITIES COMMISSION STAFF NOTICE 11-742
SECURITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE



In a Notice published in the OSC Bulletin on September 24, 2010, the Commission invited applications for positions on the Securities Advisory Committee ("SAC"). SAC provides advice to the Commission and staff on a variety of matters including legislative and policy initiatives and important capital markets trends and brings various issues to the attention of the Commission and staff.

The members of SAC have staggered terms. Seven of the members will complete their terms in December 2010. The Commission would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of SAC, listed below, who have served on the Committee with great dedication over the last two years. Their advice and guidance on a range of issues has been very valuable to the Commission.

John Ciardullo
Stikeman Elliott LLP
 
Pamela Hughes
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
 
Charlie MacCready
Heenan Blaikie LLP
 
Vincent Mercier
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
 
Thomas Smee
Royal Bank of Canada
 
Jenny Chu Steinberg
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
 
Jennifer Wainwright
Aird & Berlis LLP

The remaining members of SAC will continue through January 2012.

Georges Dubé
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
 
Glen R. Johnson
Torys LLP
 
Tracey Kernahan
Ogilvy Renault LLP
 
Jeff Davis
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
 
Rob Lando
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (New York)

The Commission was very impressed with the number of highly qualified practitioners who applied for positions on SAC. Unfortunately, there were far more applicants than there were positions available and selection from among the group was very difficult. The Commission would like to thank everyone who applied, for their interest in serving on SAC.

The Commission is pleased to publish the names of those individuals who will be participating on SAC for the next two/three years.

The new members who will join in January 2011 for a three-year term are:

Grant McGlaughlin
Goodmans LLP
 
Tina M. Woodside
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
 
Robert Wortzman
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
 
Heather Zordel
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

The new members who will join in January 2011 for a two-year term are:

Robert N. Black
Davis LLP
 
C. Steven Cohen
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
 
Peter Hong
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
 
James McVicar
Heenan Blaikie LLP

The Commission will publish a notice in Fall 2011 inviting applications for the next group of new SAC members, who will commence their terms in February 2012.

Reference:
Krista Martin Gorelle
Acting General Counsel
Tel: (416) 593-3689
Fax: (416) 593-3681
kgorelle@osc.gov.on.ca

December 17, 2010