News from Human Rights Legal Support Centre
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre offers human rights legal services to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination. The Centre’s services range from legal assistance in filing an application at the Tribunal to legal representation on human rights applications.
Please note: Because the Human Rights Legal Support Centre serves all of Ontario, they encourage intake through their telephone advice line at 1-866-625-5179 and not by in-person drop-in.More information
The Town of Greater Napanee has reached an agreement with residents of a group home saying the residents are entitled to live in the neighbourhood of their choice without discrimination.
A frequent user of taxis, Alessia Di Virgilio was regularly quoted double or triple the fare because she uses a wheelchair.
The focus of this issue of the HRLSC newsletter is accommodation, in employment, housing, and services.
Group home residents have filed human rights applications against the Town of Napanee, claiming discrimination in services.
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is reminding interested people and organizations that the Ontario Human Rights Review is evaluating the effectiveness of the changes to Ontario's human rights enforcement system.
Topics include making a human rights claim in Ontario, race-based cases, and three-year review of Ontario's human rights system.