Welcome to the Human Rights Legal Support Centre
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre offers human rights legal services to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to Ontario's Human Rights Code. Our services may include legal assistance in filing applications at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and legal representation at mediations and hearings.
2014 Campaign: Stop Police Carding: the Centre is working with community-based organizations and the Law Union of Ontario to meet with community members who believe they have been stopped unfairly by the police on the basis of their race. The Centre and the Law Union will provide legal assistance in applications to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
What’s New at the Centre
Human Rights Story: decision made in Lugonia v. Arista Homes.
Fourth and final municipality settles legal challenge over discriminatory bylaws: On October 6, 2014 Smiths Falls Council became the fourth municipality to remove discriminatory sections of their zoning bylaws.
Ministry of Health to develop Trillium Drug Benefit Program policy on accessibility and accommodation: Axel Krueger’s need for more accessible prescription information prompted the new plan. Mr. Krueger’s insistence on access to key medical information will benefit prescription users with vision loss across Ontario.