Human Rights Legal Support Centre

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.

What’s New at the Centre

Woman living with developmental disability fights for her right to legal wages: For 10 years Terrie Lynn Garrie worked for $1.25 an hour, side by side with workers paid the legal minimum wage.  Ms. Garrie lives with an intellectual disability.  The Centre represented her in arguing that her low wages amounted to discrimination on the basis of disability.

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Annual Report: The Centre's 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available.

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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.

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