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Fact Sheet – Procedural Accommodations at Administrative Tribunals: Accomodations in the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO)

I am a self-represented Applicant at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. I have a hearing coming up, but I need disability-related accommodations to participate in the hearing meaningfully. What are my rights? What does the law say? The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the Tribunal) is required to provide disability-related accommodations to the point…Read More

Case Summary and Analysis: Simpson v Prananjen Group Ltd. o/a Nimigon Retirement Home

A further analysis of the development of the test for family status discrimination in different jurisdictions, considering a recent decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.…Read More

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

February 15, 2019

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: 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: 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

Paper – Open Court and Confidentiality: Can there be a Balance in Light of our New Media Age?

May 23, 2014

Paper prepared for the OBA Human Rights Annual Update on May 23, 2014. The topic of discussion in this paper revolves around privacy issues that arise when persons with disabilities seek redress before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). It is likely that confidentiality will not be maintained and intimate details about their disability…Read More

Paper – Comparing the Incomparable in Human Rights Claims: Moore Guidance, 2013

Paper presented at the Ontario Bar Association’s 2013 Annual Human Rights Update: Keeping on Top of Key Developments Part II. This paper focuses on the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Moore v. British Columbia (Ministry of Education) and the use of a strict comparative analysis when framing and adjudicating statutory human rights claims. In this paper,…Read More

Last Modified: October 1, 2019