Human rights

Ontario Human Rights Commission opens survey on lived experiences with poverty

Ontario Human Rights Commission opens survey on lived experiences with poverty

The survey will inform the OHRC's approach in calling for meaningful changes

Human Right Commission backs changes to Equipment and Use of Force Regulation, use of force report

Human Right Commission backs changes to Equipment and Use of Force Regulation, use of force report

Changes include elements which are crucial to process of identifying systemic barriers, OHRC said

Human Rights Commission supports plan to modernize regulatory framework for strip searches in jails

Human Rights Commission supports plan to modernize regulatory framework for strip searches in jails

Measures recommended to ensure proper conduct of strip searches in jails

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has concurrent jurisdiction in employment-related human rights matters

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has concurrent jurisdiction in employment-related human rights matters

Tribunal finds clear legislative intent to displace labour arbitrator's exclusive jurisdiction

Restricting family visits to disabled child in care during pandemic not discriminatory: court

Restricting family visits to disabled child in care during pandemic not discriminatory: court

Ont. court set aside human rights tribunal decisions on multiservice residential facility policy

Lincoln Alexander Law professor joins Court Challenges Program’s human rights expert panel

Lincoln Alexander Law professor joins Court Challenges Program’s human rights expert panel

Ed Béchard-Torres will serve on the panel for a term of three and half years