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

-AND-

IN THE MATTER OF

MAITLAND CAPITAL LTD., ALLEN GROSSMAN,
HANOCH ULFAN, LEONARD WADDINGHAM,
RON GARNER, GORD VALDE, MARIANNE HYACINTHE,
DIANNA CASSIDY, RON CATONE, STEVEN LANYS, ROGER MCKENZIE,
TOM MEZINSKI, WILLIAM ROUSE and JASON SNOW

ORDER
with respect to Tom Mezinski
(Section 127 of the Securities Act)



    WHEREAS on January 24, 2006, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to sections 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the "Act") with respect to Maitland Capital Ltd., Allen Grossman, Hanouch Ulfan, Leonard Waddingham, Ron Garner, Gord Valde, Marianne Hyacinthe, Dianna Cassidy, Ron Catone, Steven Lanys, Roger Mckenzie, Tom Mezinski (“Mezinski”), William Rouse and Jason Snow, accompanied by a Statement of Allegations filed by Staff of the Commission (“Staff”);

    AND WHEREAS on September 2, 2011, the Commission ordered that the hearing on the merits with respect to the allegations against Mezinski would commence on February 15, 2012;

    AND WHEREAS on February 15, 2012, the Commission held the hearing on the merits of the allegations against Mezinski;

    AND WHEREAS on July 6, 2012, the Commission issued its Reasons and Decision on the merits of the allegations against Mezinski (the “Merits Decision”);

    AND WHEREAS the Commission found in the Merits Decision that Mezinski did not comply with Ontario securities law and acted contrary to the public interest;

    AND WHEREAS on August 9, 2012, the Commission held a hearing with respect to the sanctions and costs to be imposed in this matter;

    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. pursuant to clause 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Mezinski shall cease trading in any securities for a period of three years from the date of this Order;
  2. pursuant to clause 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the acquisition of any securities by Mezinski is prohibited for a period of three years from the date of this Order;
  3. pursuant to clause 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions in Ontario securities law do not apply to Mezinski for a period of three years from the date of this Order;
  4. pursuant to clause 6 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Mezinski is reprimanded;
  5. pursuant to clause 10 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Mezinski shall disgorge to the Commission $595.00, which is designated pursuant to section 3.4(2)(b) (i) or (ii) of the Act; and
  6. pursuant to section 37 of the Act, Mezinski shall be prohibited permanently from calling at a residence or telephoning from a location in Ontario to any residence located in or out of Ontario for the purpose of trading in any security or in any class of securities.

DATED at Toronto, Ontario this 20th day of November, 2012.

 

" Edward P. Kerwin "
Edward P. Kerwin