2019 SOAR Medal Recipients Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the 2019 SOAR Medal Recipients. The SOAR Medal honours those who have made a significant contribution to the administrative justice community and have been dedicated and active members of SOAR.  This year's SOAR Medals will be presented to:

Emanuela Heyninck

Susan E. Opler

We could not be more proud to present the SOAR Medal to two very worthy recipients this year.

Notice of Election for the SOAR Board of Directors

SOAR invites all of its members who are Chairs, Full-time adjudicators, Part-time adjudicators and Staff of Ontario adjudicative/regulatory agencies, boards and commissions to consider serving on SOAR’s Board of Directors for 2019-2021.

Please note the following important election dates:

September 13, 2019                Distribution of Notice of Election from SOAR

SOAR Scholarship in Administrative Law


The Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators is pleased to announce the launching of an annual academic scholarship.

SOAR is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan association of Chairs, members, management and staff of the province’s administrative boards, agencies and tribunals.  SOAR’s mission is to advance administrative justice through education, advocacy and innovation.

An Evening with SOAR, February 26, 2019, hosted by The Advocates' Society

Don't miss out on this unique networking opportunity available to members of SOAR (Chairs, Vice-Chairs, Adjudicators, Staff) and hosted by the Advocates' Society's Regulatory and Administrative Law Group on Tuesday February 26, 2019, 5:30-7:00pm.

This event connects members of the private bar with Chairs, Vice-Chairs and staff lawyers of administrative boards, agencies and tribunals for a unique evening of collegiality.

TAS Members- Complimentary
SOAR Members- Complimentary

Non members of SOAR/TAS $40 plus HST = $45.20


SOAR Statement of Principles of Reappointment of Adjudicative Tribunal Members November 2018

This document sets out principles that apply to the reappointment of members to adjudicative administrative tribunals in Ontario and in particular to the 37 adjudicative bodies with statutory judicial powers governed by the Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009 (ATAGAA).