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May 25, 2020
COVID-19 Updates on Tribunals Ontario Operations – Learn More.
A hearing room with a bank of window along one side. A male adjudicator sits at a raised desk (dais) and addresses the others in the room. A female witness sits at a lower table to his right. Like the adjudicator, she is facing the parties and onlookers. Two long tables face the dais – two people sit at each of these tables with papers in front of them. Behind them, five people sit scattered in rows of chairs.

About the OPB


The Ontario Parole Board (OPB) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency. It is one of five tribunals in the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario (SLASTO) cluster.

The OPB makes parole decisions for applicants serving a sentence of less than two years in a provincial correctional institution. The OPB also decides applications for temporary absences from a correctional institution for greater than 72 hours.

Latest News


TO | March 13, 2020
Tribunals Ontario’s New Policy for Hearings

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, Tribunals Ontario is taking action to safeguard the health and well-being of front-line workers and Ontarians, while continuing to ensure access to justice.

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