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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 ROBERT JOSEPH VANIER
(a.k.a. CARL JOSEPH GAGNON)

O R D E R
(Sections 127 and 127.1)



    WHEREAS on March 29, 2010, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing and a Statement of Allegations pursuant to section 127 and 127.1 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended (the “Act”) in respect of Robert Joseph Vanier (“Vanier”);

    AND WHEREAS on April 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., the Commission held a hearing at which Staff of the Commission (“Staff”) and counsel for the Respondent attended and the hearing was adjourned to April 9, 2010 at 2:30 p.m.;

    AND WHEREAS on April 9, 2010 at 2:30 p.m., the Commission held a hearing at which Staff and counsel for the Respondent attended and the hearing was adjourned to April 12, 2010 at 3:30 p.m.;

    AND WHEREAS on April 12, 2010 at 3:30 p.m., the Commission held a hearing at which Staff and counsel for the Respondent attended, Staff represented that the Respondent had provided an undertaking to the Commission in a form acceptable to Staff and the hearing was adjourned to May 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of a pre-hearing conference;

    AND WHEREAS on May 10, 2010, the Commission held a pre-hearing conference at which counsel for the Respondent and Staff attended;

    AND UPON HEARING submissions from counsel for Staff and from counsel for the Respondent;

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

    IT IS ORDERED THAT the hearing on the merits shall commence on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. and continue each day through to Friday, August 13, 2010 or as soon thereafter as may be fixed by the Secretary to the Commission and agreed to by the parties.

DATED at Toronto this 10th day of May, 2010.

"James Turner"
James E. A. Turner