Human Rights

Like all administrative tribunals, human rights tribunals are created by statute and have only the powers that are conferred upon them by legislation. In Canada, human rights tribunals derive their jurisdiction from human rights legislation. Each province has its own legislation.

There is also federal human rights legislation. In Ontario, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) is created and derives its power from the Ontario Human Rights Code (Code). The federal government created the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) under the Canadian Human Rights Act (Act). Human rights legislation protects against discrimination in two ways;

D.A. Commissioning & Legal Services provides human rights claims in Ontario across Barrie, Innisfil, Orillia,
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, and New Tecumseth.