List of decisions, settlements, judicial reviews and appeals

HRTO FINAL DECISIONS

GROUNDS

Bekele v. Cierpich
(complaint upheld)

race, colour, ethnic origin

Benedetto v. Inco Limited, Garber, Callaghan
(complaint dismissed on consent)

disability

Brown v. Trebas Institute Ontario Inc., Hood,
Schreiner, Brandt, Bulmar
(complaint upheld)

Disability

Chard v. Newton
(complaint upheld)

sex, sexual harassment

Dodds v. 2008573 Ontario Inc. o/a Sharks Sports Pub, Accardo and Accardo
(complaint upheld)

sex

Dominques v. Fortino, Varbara
(complaint upheld)

sex, sexual harrassment

Earhart v. Nutritional Management Services Limited,
Thompson, Burns, Lyonnais
(complaint upheld in part and dismissed in part, no damages awarded)

sex, sexual harrassment, reprisal

Giguere v. Popeye Restaurant, Landry
(complaint upheld but no damages awarded to complainant)

association

Hassan v. Rizzuto Bros. Ltd., operating as Blue Line Transportation Ltd., Rizzuto
(complaint upheld)

colour, race, harassment

Kertesz v. Bellair Property Management, Campagna
(complaint upheld)

sex, harassment, reprisal

Lane v. ADGA Group Consultants Inc.
(complaint upheld)

disability

Lepofsky v. Toronto Transit Commission
(complaint upheld)

disability

Nassiah v. Peel Regional Police Services, Elkington
(complaint upheld)

race

Pchelkina v. RE/MAX Crossroads Realty Inc., Tomsons
(complaint upheld)

sex, sexual harassment

Romano v. 1577118 Ontario Inc. o/a La Luna by the Lake Restaurant, Piemontese
(complaint upheld)

sex, sexual solicitation

Seguin v. Great Blue Heron Charity Casino
(complaint upheld, notice of appeal in Divisional Court filed)

sex

Szabo v. Casa Industries, Poley, Allison
(complaint upheld)

disability

Wedley v. Northview Meadow Co-operative Homes Inc., Harvey
(complaint upheld)

sex


HRTO FURTHER DECISIONS

GROUNDS

Glover v. 571566 Ontario Inc. o/a Cadillac Tavern, 1528433 Ontario Ltd.
c.o.b. Cadillac Tavern, Perin Sr., Perin Jr.
(3 further decisions)

sex, sexual solicitation, reprisal

McKinnon v. Her Majesty the Queen in Rights of Ontario (Ministry of
Correctional Services), Geswaldo, Simpson, James, Hume
(2 further decisions)

race, ancestry, ethnic origin, harassment

Modi v. Paradise Find Foods Ltd., Aycha, Omarbach (2 further decisions)

creed, ethnic origin, place of origin

Quereshi v. The Board of Education for the City of Toronto and Central High School of Commerce

age, creed, sex, race

   

HRTO INTERIM DECISIONS

GROUNDS

Aubertin v. Armand H. Couture Ltd., Couture

disability

Ball et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as
Represented by the Minister of Community and Social Services

disability

Boldt-MacPherson v. The Hoita Kokoro Centre, Hoita

sex, sexual solicitation, reprisal

Campe v. Borland Canada Inc., Borland Solfware Corp.
Schmiedendorf, Corey

sex, reprisal

Davis v. City of Toronto

disability

Demelo v. Prog-Die Tool & Stamping Ltd., Almiron

sex, harassment

Dunham v. Calstone Inc., Schulz

disability

K.F. by his litigation guardian F.W.F. v. Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Viloria, Lezon, and Peel Regional Police Services Board, Duffield

race, colour, age, reprisal

Giguere v. Popeye Restaurant, Landry

association

Grosberg v. 2024757 Ontario Inc. o/a St. Louis Bar & Grill, Kassim

creed, ethnic origin, sex, reprisal

Hancock v. McKesson Canada Corp., Sedore, Kalchman, Varkul, Da Silva

sex

Haynes v. Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, White, Murphy, Wilson

colour, disability, race

Heintz v. Christian Horizons, Girling

  1. orientation

Hope v. Maplewood Painting, Wilson, Ferguson

sex, harassment, solicitation

King v. Toronto Police Services Board

sexual orientation

Lampi v. Princess House Products Canada Inc.

sex, sexual
solicitation, reprisal

Lepofsky v. Toronto Transit Commission

disability

Lundy v. Kaparel Corporation, Schmid, Kuhlmann

age

Marakkaparambil v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

place of origin

McHugh v. Casino Rama Services Inc., Hawkins, Calvert, Johnston, Spurgeon, Pratt, Emms, Munson, Beaver, Chase

age, family status, sex, sexual orientation

Pchelkina v. Tomsons

sex, harassment

Persaud v. Toronto District School Board, Masciello, Rosen, Corner, Evely, Greenaway (2 interim decisions)

colour, race

Pieters v. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario, Store 568

race, colour, ethnic origin

Plummer v. Turtle Island Recycling Corporation, Anagnostakos, Waltonk, Reddy

disability, harassment

Savoy v. Aya Kitchens & Baths Ltd., Hoang, Wahab

disability, sex

Sigrist and Carson v. London District Catholic School Board, Clarke, Gillies, Rapai, Grand, Kavelaars, Paparella, Nugent, Desalaiz

disability

Sinclair v. Corporation of the City of London

citizenship, place of origin

Snow v. Honda of Canada Manufacturing, Matheson Korin, McCutcheon

disability, reprisal

Szabo v. Casa Industries, Poley, Allison

disability

Thomason v. Durham District School Board

disability

   

HRTO SETTLEMENTS

GROUNDS

Al-Omairy v. The Kitchen Table Inc, Powel, Rumig

creed, ethnic origin, place of origin

Andrews v. Ritz Plastics Ltd., Wright, Gaffney

disability

Antwi v. Vocational Pathways Inc., Aldrich, Orsi, Brown

disability

Assefa v. 753901 Bristish Columbia Ltd. o/a The Westin Harbour Castle

family status, reprisal

Barker, Malkowski, Simser v. Cineplex Entertainment Limited Partnership, Alliance Atlantis Cinemas Partnerships, AMC Entertainment International Inc., Rainbow Centre Cinemas Inc., Universal Studios Canada Inc.

disability

Barrett v. Craiglee Nursing Home Ltd., McDougall, McDougall-Burrell

disability

Berard v. The Corporation of the Township of Horton, McLaren

disability

Bidwell v. Irving Tissue Corporation

disability

Blevis v. Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, McCoy, Beer, Viney

marital status

Bourdeau v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as Represented by the Minister of Community Family and Children's Services

disability

Bovingdon v. 2013134 Ontario Limited o/a Quizno's Subs, Hunt

disability

Buder v. Dynatec Corporation, Simms, Patry

disability

Busch by his next friend Holtz-Busch v. Sudbury Catholic School Board, Zaher, Csinos, MacDonald, Stewart

disability

Clements v. Grainharvest Breadhouse Inc., Wurm

marital status, association

Collet v. Atlantis Realty Services Inc., Hovey

age

Costie v. Nuttal Pharmacy Services Ltd. o/a Shoppers Drug Mart, Nuttal

disability

Countryman v. Manpower Services Canada Ltd aka as Manpower Inc., Russell, Temmenbaum

age

Crombie v. Rip's Sleepy Hollow Ltd., Hodgson, Hodgson

association, disability

Dalle Sasse v. A Touch of Health, Berard

sex

Dalli v. Braithwaite

disability

Demelo v. Prog-Die Tool & Stamping Ltd., Almiron

sex, sexual solicitation

Dodd v.1301429 Ontario Inc. o/a Days Hotel & Conference Centre – Toronto Airport East

disability

Downer v. Carma Industries Inc., Williams, Williams

disability, reprisal, sex

Dublin v. Montessori Jewish Day School of Toronto, Nashman

disability

Dunham v. Calstone Inc., Schulz

disability

Dynes v. Bereskin & Parr, Langton, Sarginson, McGiffin

disability

Eisenhut v. Tropictana, McAllister

association, race, reprisal

Ellis v. T.E. Smith Transport and Logistics Ltd. o/a Northview Bar & Grill, Smith

sexual orientation

Gardezi v. Loyalist College, Hime, Callahan, Washburn, Whalen, Cudmore

ethnic origin, race

Garrelhas v. ICE Consultants Inc., Bain, Wright

disability

Gonsalves v. Sun Pac Food Ltd., Kuhner

reprisal

Goodman v. Bulk Systems (Ontario) Ltd., Salminen, Pawluk, Dalton

disability

Goray v. Trapper's Restaurant Inc.

disability

Gorski-Maker v. St. Paul University Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, Lalonde, Onuferko, Nowakowski

sex

Greenhorn v. 621509 Ontario Inc. o/a Belleville Dodge Chrysler Jeep, Belch

sex

Guerard v. Services de Sante Chapleau Health Services, Gumbel

ancestry, ethnic origin, race

Gurzinski v. SKD Company

Age, disability

Habibi, Ghaforian v. RCM Technologies Canada Corp.

ethnic origin, place of origin, race

Haddow v. Kruse Lawson & Haller, Haller

disability

Hancock v. Distributel Communications Ltd., Youden, Walsh

sex

Hayward v. Kitching

race, colour

Henderson v. Toronto Police Services Board

sex

Hoffman v. Chen

family status

Hou v. Estonian House, Isberg, Remmel

ethnic origin, race

Huchla v. Meditech International Inc., Khan

sex, reprisal

Hussain v. Global Electronics Supplies Inc., Otterbein

disability

Hutchingame v. Ontario Provincial Police, Smith

association, family status

Jackson v. Collins & Aikman Plastics Ltd., Baldassara, Sinfield, Heinrick, MacDonald

race, colour, place of origin, reprisal

Jaeger v. William Lyon MacKenzie Housing Co-Operative Inc.

disability, receipt of public assistance

Johann v. Resort Holiday Group of Companies Ltd.

disability

Johnson v. Ultraframe North America Limited, Caswell, Ireland, Butler

colour, disability, race, reprisal

Lam v. Toronto Police Services Board, Alexander

disability, race

Laureano v. The Fairmont Royal York Hotel

disability

Lip v. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc., Carol

disability

Lissitsyn v. Idea Technology Inc., Tran

age

Livingston v. Sun Pac Foods

disability

London v. Stansford, Phillips

disability, sex

Lugue v. IBM Canada Ltd.

disability

Lugue v. IBM Canada Ltd.

age

MacPhail v. Flowserve Canada Corp.

disability

Mahamoud v. Italian Home Bakery Ltd., Rosetti, Malev, Rosetti

colour, creed, ethnic origin, place of origin, race, reprisal

Malone v. Faurecia Automotive Seating Canada Ltd.

disability

Martin v. Canadian Mental Health Association – Ontario Division, Everett, Bregman, Marmen

disability

Masters v. Sharp Business Forms Inc., Sandhu

disability

Matwijszyn v. Quest Steel Inc., Visentin

disability

Mcgregor v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Public Safety and Security, Young

association, family status

McKenzie v. Parkview Lanes Windsor Ltd., Prentice, Prentice

disability

Migwans v. Indian Friendship Centre of Sault Ste Marie

disability

Mihaljevic v. United Croats of Canada Branch Dr. A. Pavelic, Saric, Jurcic

ancestry, association, ethnic origin, place of origin

Miranda v. Artistic Innovations Inc.

disability

Mitrovic v. 1294127 Ontario Ltd. o/a Thru-Way Trailer Centre Limited, Mawji

sex

Moazen v. Michael Annis o/a Pur Spa & Glo Tan, Annis, Warda

sex

Nangia v. Future Shop, Division of Best Buy Canada Ltd., Rosenfeld

sexual orientation

Nassar v. Toronto Dominion Meloche Monnex Inc., Alvisi

disability

Nixon v. Keg Restaurants Ltd., Vachon, Fried, Sockett

Colour, place of origin, race

O'Neil v. Kavco Sales Limited o/a Canadian Tire Store #135, Kavanaugh, Lalibertie

disability

O'Reilly v. Burnett

age, disability, family status, marital status, receipt of public assistance

Paladino v. Armata Jr.

ancestry, race, reprisal

Parris v. Toronto Transit Commission, Crawford

colour, race

Patel v. Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

creed, disability

Patrick v. Irving Tissue Corporation

disability, family status

Pieters v. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario Store 568, ASP Inc.

colour, ethnic origin, race

Plummer v. Turtle Island Recycling Corporation, Anagnostastako, Walton, Reddy

disability

Portelli v. Atlas Hydraulics Inc., Law

sex, harrassment, reprisal

Porter v. Glentel Inc.

sex, sexual solicitation, harassment

Powell v. Corporation of Haldimand County – Grandview Lodge

disability

Rasaratnam v. Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology

disability

Reynolds v. North American Marketing Enterprises Inc., o/a Consumer's Choice Home Improvements

disability

Riberio v. Global Precast Inc.

disability

Richard v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, Donovan, Jones

colour, race

Roberts v. Beatrice House, Chaisson

sex, sexual orientation

Roberts v. Toronto District School Board, Paterson

disability

Robinson v. CHEP Canada Inc., Paterson, Adlam

colour, ethnic origin, place of origin, race; reprisal

Ross v. Tobias House Attendant Care Inc, Jarosz, Potts, Duncan

disability, sex

Roxanne v. Faloon

disability

Savoy v. Aya Kitchens & Baths Ltd., Hoang, Wahab

disability, sex

Scott v. Barrie Fine Cars & Service Ltd., Angelucci

disability

Sidock v. Haley Industries Ltd.

disability

Sinclair, Craig, Fawcett, Coubrough, Gordon, Faysal v. General Motors Defense, a division of General Motors of Canada Ltd.

citizenship, place of origin

Sinclair-Day v. 9448685 Ontario Ltd. o/a Norval Meats, Amendola, Vincenzo

sex

Solomon v. Keg Restaurants Ltd., Vachon, Ibbitson. Sockett

colour, place of origin; race

Stark v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

disability

Stewart v. Ontario Provincial Police Service, Bateman

sex

Sutter v. CIT Financial Services Ltd., Marandola

reprisal, sex, sexual solicitation

Swanson v. Centre for Technology Studies Canadian Career College Inc., Carvalho

sexc sexual solicitation

Tabobandung v. The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited/La Corporation Cadillac Fairview Limitee, Sharp, Kareem, Fry

Ancestry, ethnic origin, race

Tadres v. Cameron J. and D. Beach Sales Ltd. o/a/ - Canadian Tire Associates Store 399, Kurtz

disability

Thomason by his next friend Thomason v. Durham District School Board

disability

Vassell v. City of Toronto, O'Neill, Mlakar

colour, disability, race, reprisal

Vynogradova v. Caprani & Associates, Caprani

sex

Watson v. Ontario Racing Commission, Fines, Hicks, Stone

sex

Willis v. Labourers' International Union of North America, Dixon

colour, place of origin, race

Wilson v. 1343214 Ontario Inc. o/a Tucson's, Bourgeois, Ross

reprisal, sex, sexual solicitation

Woll-Morison v. Abuse Program of York Region, Huizer

disability, sex

Young v. USWA Local 7135, Pedron, Vassalli, Rozon

sex

ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE

R. v. Badesha (Commission intervention granted, Challenge to Highway Traffic Act mandatory helmet requirement dismissed)

JUDICIAL REVIEWS IN DIVISIONAL COURT

Jazairi v. Ontario Human Rights Commission (motion to limit the involvement of the OHRC dismissed)

Jazairi v. Ontario Human Rights Commission (motion to remove Commission counsel from proceedings, dismissed)

Jazairi v. Ontario Human Rights Commission (motion to require production of Commission factum granted in accordance with counsel's undertaking)

Jazairi v. Ontario Human Rights Commission (two applications for judicial review dismissed)

Zubovits v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Environment and Energy (application dismissed, Zubovitz has brought a motion for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal)

Weyerhaeuser Company Limited v. Ontario (Human Rights Commission) (costs award granted to Weyerhaeuser)

Razack v. Ontario Human Rights Commission (application dismissed)

Maduro v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Neff Kitchens Manufacturers Ltd., Neff and Lam (application dismissed)

Batson v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Zhao (application dismissed)

Coote v. Zellers et al. (Commission's motion to strike numerous respondents granted)

Coote v. Zellers Inc. (Applicant's motion to set aside decision striking out numerous respondents, dismissed)

Coote v. Assante Corporation (Commission's motion to strike numerous respondents and on procedural matters, granted)

Coote v. Assante Corporation (Applicant's motion to set aside decision striking out numerous respondents, dismissed)

APPEALS IN DIVISIONAL COURT

Ontario (Attorney General) and Chief Coroner v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Mental Health Legal Committee, Empowerment Council and Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (Attorney General and Chief Coroner's appeal granted)

Ontario Human Rights Commission and Jeffrey v. Dofasco Inc. (Commission's appeal dismissed)

Papa Joe's Pizza and Toufighjou v. Ontario Human Rights Commission, Metcalfe and Hoogerdijk (Papa Joe's appeal dismissed)

1233065 Ontario Inc. (Ottawa Senior Chinese Cultural Association) and Guo v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Huang (Appeal granted, new hearing before Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ordered)

COURT OF APPEAL

Weyerhaeuser Company Limited v. Ontario (Human Rights Commission) (Commission's application for leave to appeal dismissed)

Zubovits v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Environment and Energy (Zubovits' application for leave to appeal dismissed)

1233065 Ontario Inc. (Ottawa Senior Chinese Cultural Association) and Guo v. Ontario Human Rights Commission and Huang (Huang's application for leave to appeal dismissed)

Jazairi v. Ontario Human Rights Commission (motion for leave to appeal from an interim decision of Divisional Court dismissed)

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA

Keays v. Honda Canada Inc. (Commission's application for leave to intervene in appeal, granted)

 

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