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

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IN THE MATTER OF
PAUL LESTER STILES

NOTICE OF HEARING
(Subsections 127(1) and 127(10))



TAKE NOTICE THAT the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) will hold a hearing pursuant to subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”), at the offices of the Commission, 20 Queen Street West, 17th Floor, commencing on May 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.;

TO CONSIDER whether, pursuant to paragraph 4 of subsection 127(10) of the Act, it is in the public interest for the Commission to make an order:

  1. against Paul Lester Stiles (“Stiles”) that:
    1. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities by Stiles cease permanently;
    2. pursuant to paragraph 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, acquisition of any securities by Stiles be prohibited permanently;
    3. pursuant to paragraph 7 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Stiles resign any positions that he holds as director or officer of an issuer;
    4. pursuant to paragraph 8 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Stiles be prohibited permanently from becoming or acting as an officer or director of an issuer;
    5. pursuant to paragraph 8.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Stiles resign any positions that he holds as director or officer of a registrant;
    6. pursuant to paragraph 8.2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Stiles be prohibited permanently from becoming or acting as an officer or director of a registrant; and
    7. pursuant to paragraph 8.5 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Stiles be prohibited from becoming or acting as a registrant or as a promoter;
  2. To make such other order or orders as the Commission considers appropriate.

BY REASON of the allegations set out in the Statement of Allegations of Staff of the Commission dated April 23, 2014 and by reason of an order of the British Columbia Securities Commission dated October 3, 2012, and such additional allegations as counsel may advise and the Commission may permit;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that at the hearing on May 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., Staff will bring an application to proceed with the matter by written hearing, in accordance with Rule 11 of the Ontario Securities Commission Rules of Procedure (2012), 35 OSCB 10071 and section 5.1 of the Statutory Powers Procedure Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.22, as amended, and any party to the proceeding may make submissions in respect of the application to proceed by written hearing;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any party to the proceeding may be represented by counsel if that party attends or submits evidence at the hearing;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that upon failure of any party to attend at the time and place, the hearing may proceed in the absence of the party and such party is not entitled to any further notice of the proceeding.


DATED at Toronto this 23rd day of April, 2014.



" John Stevenson "
John Stevenson
Secretary to the Commission