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Important Notice

January 12, 2021

The Animal Care Review Board continues to provide services to the public. All in-person service counters are closed until further notice. Use email if possible, to contact our boards and tribunals. Learn more about our COVID-19 operations.

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About the ACRB


The Animal Care Review Board (ACRB) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency. It is one of five tribunals within the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Division of Tribunals Ontario which consists of 19 tribunals. The ACRB resolves disputes and conducts hearings regarding animal welfare, including hearing appeals of orders and decisions of the Chief Animal Welfare Inspector and other animal welfare inspectors.

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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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