Under the Code, housing providers have a duty to accommodate the Code-related needs of tenants, to make sure that the housing they supply is designed to include people identified by Code grounds, and to take steps to remove any barriers that may exist, unless to do so would cause undue hardship.
3.1. Racial profiling trends and experiences
We heard many reports about racial profiling from individuals, community groups, academics and others. This section is divided into two parts. The first outlines the results from our racial profiling survey related to:
From: Annual report 2004-2005
What We’ve Accomplished
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005
ARCH Disability Law Centre (Clinique juridique communautaire du Centre de la défense des droits des personnes handicapées)
Today, the Court of Appeal for Ontario unanimously held that administrative segregation of any prisoner for more than 15 days is cruel and unusual treatment, contrary to s. 12 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Toronto - The City of Vaughan, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) are pleased to announce an important forum that will focus on “Mobilizing Municipalities to Address Racism and Discrimination”. This partnership brings together municipal officials, community representatives, universities and the non-profit sector. Together, they have created an introductory manual for municipalities to confront racism and discrimination.
From: Annual report 1999-2000
Breach of Settlement
Brad Bergman v. 474134 Ontario Limited, c.o.b. as Westwind Inn, Kristi Jensen
Quereshi v. The Board of Education for the City of Toronto
Alfred Abouchar v. Metropolitan Toronto School Board et al.
Bob Brown v. Famous Players Inc. and Capital Square Theatre)
Section 7(1) of the Code states that every person who occupies housing has a right to freedom from sexual harassment by their landlord, an agent of their landlord, or someone who lives in the same building.