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Focus: Emergency Measures for Administrative Tribunals – Hearings in Tribunal Proceedings (Temporary Measures) Act, 2020

Ontario puts in place emergency measures for administrative tribunals in response to COVID-19, including enacting Hearings in Tribunal Proceedings (Temporary Measures) Act, 2020, and suspending limitation and other procedural time periods.…Read More

Focus: Canadian Human Rights Commission Releases Complaint Rules

Canadian Human Rights Commission Releases Rules for its Process…Read More

Focus: The Availability of Charter Remedies at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

About the jurisdiction to decide questions of law related to the decisions within HRTO's mandate and to grant Charter remedies in relation to issues arising in the course of their decisions.…Read More

Focus: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Releases Practice Direction on New Case Processing System

October 26, 2018

About HRTO's new case processing system, in response to its caseload increase and administrative backlog.…Read More

Focus: Bona Fide Academic Requirements in the New OHRC Policy

September 28, 2018

Ontario Human Rights Commission released a new Policy on Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities…Read More

Focus: Naming the Right Respondent at the HRTO

September 14, 2018

What to consider when deciding who to name as respondents and the legal test for adding respondents later in Human Rights Tribunal proceedings.…Read More

Focus: The Law of Service Animals in Ontario

July 13, 2018

About the legislation in Ontario that specifically addresses rights and restrictions for persons who use service animals.…Read More

Focus: A More Contextual Approach to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s One-Year Limitation Period

June 29, 2018

An analysis of a recent decision that allows for more applications to be heard provided their filing delay has a reasonable explanation. …Read More

Focus: ARCH Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day – Highlights Work of BCANDS

June 21, 2018

An interview with Neil Belanger, Executive Director of British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS)…Read More

Focus: New Federal Accessibility Legislation on the Horizon

About a new legislation intended to increase accessibility and remove barriers that prevent persons with disabilities from participating in society.…Read More

Letter from the Executive Director: National AccessAbility Week

May 28, 2018

As we celebrate National AccessAbility Week 2018, ARCH Executive Director invites you to join us in this week’s events and in promoting an inclusive society that is accessible to all and which promotes the full participation of all persons. …Read More

March 27, 2020