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R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED

Section 127

TAKE NOTICE that the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) will hold a hearing pursuant to section 127 of the Securities Act, R.S.O., c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”), at the offices of the Commission at 20 Queen Street West, 17th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, commencing on June 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held, or in writing if the Commission gives permission pursuant to Rule 11 of the Ontario Securities Commission Rules of Procedure, as requested by Staff of the Commission;

AND TAKE NOTICE that the purpose of the hearing is for the Commission to consider whether, in the Commission's opinion, it is in the public interest for the Commission to make the following orders:

  1. that trading in any securities or derivatives by the Respondent cease permanently, pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act;
  2. that trading in any securities of the Respondent cease permanently, pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act; and
  3. such further order as the Commission considers appropriate;

BY REASON OF the allegations set out in the Statement of Allegations of Staff of the Commission, dated June 18, 2015, and such further allegations as counsel may advise and the Commission may permit;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any party to the proceeding may be represented by counsel at the hearing;

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

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Notice of Hearing is also available in French, participation may be in either French or English and participants must notify the Secretary’s Office in writing as soon as possible, and in any event, at least thirty (30) days before a hearing if the participant is requesting a proceeding to be conducted wholly or partly in French; and

ET AVIS EST ÉGALEMENT DONNÉ PAR LA PRÉSENTE que l'avis d'audience est disponible en français, que la participation à l'audience peut se faire en français ou en anglais et que les participants doivent aviser le Bureau du secrétaire par écrit le plut tôt possible et, dans tous les cas, au moins trente (30) jours avant l'audience si le participant demande qu'une instance soit tenue entièrement ou partiellement en français.

DATED at Toronto, this 19th day of June, 2015.

" Josée Turcotte "
Josée Turcotte
Secretary to the Commission

To: Lara Jackson
Cassels Brock
2100 Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON  M5H 3C2