Toronto - The Ontario Human Rights Commission today released a discussion paper entitled Discrimination and Age: Human Rights Issues Facing Older Persons in Ontario, and announced consultations on human rights issues facing older persons in Ontario.
Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released its Case Management Report. Key accomplishments include a reduction in the time required to resolve human rights complaints as well as a reduction in the number of cases. The average age of cases now stands at 13 months, down from about 20 months a couple of years ago. The median age of cases has dropped to 9 months.
Toronto - The Ontario Human Rights Commission today released its Policy on Discrimination and Harassment because of Gender Identity. The Policy is intended to help the public understand how the Human Rights Code protects against discrimination and harassment because of gender identity.
Toronto - On February 24, a Board of Inquiry ordered Imaging Excellence, a printing company, and its owner, Scott Brockie, to provide printing services to gays and lesbians and their organizations and awarded damages of $5000 in total payable to Ray Brillinger and the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, a customer of Imaging Excellence. In its earlier decision released on September 29th, 1999, the Board determined that Imaging Excellence and Mr. Brockie discriminated against Mr. Brillinger when it refused to provide printing services to the Archives.
Toronto - The Ontario Human Rights Commission released today its Policy on Discrimination and Harassment because of Sexual Orientation. The policy outlines protections offered to all Ontarians on the ground of sexual orientation and same-sex partnership status.
Toronto - The Ontario Human Rights Commission will be launching its latest publication, Human Rights at Work, tomorrow at the annual Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario conference in Toronto. Human Rights at Work is a plain language guide for employers and covers a number of workplace-related human rights issues.