HRTO | October 19, 2018
SJTO Recruits: Members and Vice Chairs

SJTO has posted for: Members (part-time) at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario for various locations Vice Chairs (full-time) at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in Toronto and London These positions are posted on the “Advertised Positions” section of the Public Appointments Secretariat website. The competitions close on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Back to […]

HRTO | October 3, 2018
Practice Direction on New Case Processing System and Case Management Conference Calls

The HRTO has released a Practice Direction on New Case Processing System and Case Management Conference Calls. In the last year and a half, the HRTO has experienced an unprecedented 25% increase in its caseload, and receives about 4,500 new human rights applications each year. To address this increased caseload, the HRTO has implemented a […]

HRTO | December 21, 2017
Vacancy Notice – Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Practice Advisory Committee

The HRTO Practice Advisory Committee (PAC) has two vacancies for members who regularly represent parties before the HRTO. The PAC has an opening for one member who regularly represents respondents and one member who regularly represents applicants. The PAC is looking for people who are familiar with HRTO procedures and can contribute to the PAC’s […]

Important Notice

There may be a Canada Post strike or lockout. Here’s what you need to know about filing documents if the strike or lockout happens: You can send documents to the HRTO by courier, fax or email, or drop them off in person. Address: 655 Bay Street, 14th Floor, Toronto, ON, M7A 2A3 Fax: 416-326-2199 or […]

HRTO | November 16, 2015
Practice Direction on Establishing a Regular Contact

In April 2014, HRTO started offering respondents the chance to identify a person at their organization to be the contact for any human rights applications filed against them. This practice has now been formalized with a Practice Direction on Establishing a Regular Contact Person for an Organization. Back to Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario | […]

HRTO | November 12, 2015
The SmartForm Just Got Smarter

The HRTO SmartForm Application and Response are now easier to use. Previously, users needed to attach their completed SmartForm to an email. Now, SmartForms can be sent directly through the Internet, without an email account. Users will also receive an automatic confirmation with a reference number that includes the date and time of their submission. […]

HRTO | July 22, 2015
Practice Advisory Committee – Announcing New Members

The vacancies for the HRTO’s Practice Advisory Committee (PAC) have now been filled by Lauri Reesor (Hicks Morley LLP), Tess Sheldon (ARCH Disability), Raquel Chisholm (Emond Harnden LLP) and Ranjan Agarwal (Bennett Jones LLP). New members were selected by the committee’s outgoing co-chairs, Mary Cornish and Patricia Murray, to whom we are grateful for six […]