When you want to rent an apartment or house, you usually need to fill out an application or give some information to the landlord. Before they decide whether or not to rent to you, a landlord can ask:   what your income is if you work,... More
In Ontario, it is against the law for a landlord to refuse to rent to you because of your: race, colour, or ethnic background birthplace or citizenship religion age (if you are at least 18, or if you are 16 or 17 and not living with a parent) sex,... More
Discrimination is against the law. According to the Ontario Human Rights Code, discrimination in housing means being treated unfairly because of your: race, colour, or ethnic background birthplace or citizenship religion age (if you are at least 18... More
Usually, a landlord cannot refuse to rent you a place or discriminate against you in any other way because you have children or because you're pregnant or might become pregnant. The Ontario Human Rights Code protects you from these and many other... More
If an employer discriminates against you in a way that goes against Ontario's human rights laws, you might be able to make a claim against the employer. You do this with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The Tribunal could order the employer to... More
Ontario's Human Rights Code says that if a tenant has a disability, landlords must try to accommodate their disability.This means landlords must take away barriers for people with disabilities. They might have to make physical changes to the... More
If an employer discriminates against you in a way that goes against Ontario's human rights laws, you might be able to make a claim against the employer. You do this with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The Tribunal could order the employer to... More
It depends on why they're asking and what kind of information they want. Asking about a criminal record An employer can ask you if you've been convicted of a crime that you have not been given a record suspension for. A record suspension used to be... More
Usually, the answer is no. Ontario's human rights laws make it difficult for employers to force workers to get tested to show if they used drugs or alcohol at work or before coming to work. An employer is not supposed to test workers just to find... More
Human rights laws say that employers must not discriminate against you. And if other workers discriminate against you, your employer must take steps to make them stop. If harassment goes against your human rights it is a kind of discrimination. This... More
Ontario's human rights laws say that everyone has the right to be treated equally and not be discriminated against at work. This means that your employer must do what they can to make things fair for you. This could mean doing things differently for... More
Ontario's human rights laws say that everyone has the right to be treated equally and not be discriminated against at work. This means that your employer must do what they can to make things fair for you. This could mean doing things differently for... More
The Ontario Human Rights Code or “the Code” is a provincial anti-discrimination law that applies to workplaces, housing, services, facilities, and to contracts or agreements. Under the Human Rights Code, a person who has experienced discrimination... More