CFSRB | April 1, 2021
Practice Direction on Communicating with the Child and Family Services Review Board

Effective April 1, 2021, the Child and Family Services Review Board (CFSRB) has a new Practice Direction on Communicating with the board. The CFSRB’s new practice direction aligns with Tribunals Ontario’s digital-first approach and provides guidance on the CFSRB’s expectations regarding communications. Some highlights of this new practice direction include: Where an applicant wishes to […]

CFSRB | January 29, 2021
New CFSRB Practice Direction on Scheduling and Adjournment Requests

Effective February 1, 2021, the Child and Family Services Review Board (CFSRB) has a new Practice Direction on Scheduling Pre-Hearing/Mediations and Hearings, Rescheduling Requests, and Adjournment Requests. The practice direction outlines the CFSRB’s scheduling, rescheduling, and adjournment processes, and provides guidance about what the CFSRB expects of parties and in turn what parties can expect […]

CFSRB | May 21, 2020
Change in Child and Family Services Review Board (CFSRB) jurisdiction

On January 1, 2020, Part X (Personal Information) of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 came into effect. As a result, the CFSRB no longer has jurisdiction to review complaints about inaccuracies in a children’s aid society file. The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario now deals with this type of complaint. Back […]

COVID-19 Updates on Tribunals Ontario Operations

COVID-19 Updates on Tribunals Ontario Operations Last Updated: March 10, 2021 Tribunals Ontario continues to provide services to the public while keeping Ontarians safe. To comply with physical-distancing direction from public health authorities, most staff and adjudicators are working remotely. Tribunals Ontario is postponing and rescheduling all in-person hearings, and where possible, is moving forward […]

CFSRB | April 4, 2019
Jennifer Scott Reappointed as Associate Chair

Tribunals Ontario is pleased to announce the reappointment of Jennifer Scott as the Associate Chair of the Child and Family Services Review Board, the Custody Review Board and the Ontario Special Education Tribunals to December 31, 2019. As an accomplished lawyer and adjudicator, Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to our organization. Some […]

CFSRB | December 12, 2018
SJTO Recruits: Members, Child and Family Services Review Board

SJTO has posted for: Full-time members in Toronto Part-time members part-time in various locations This position is posted on the “Advertised Positions” section of the Public Appointments Secretariat website. The competition closes on Friday, December 21, 2018. Back to Child and Family Services Review Board | Back to Top

CFSRB | March 7, 2017
New Associate Chair appointed to the Child and Family Services Review Board and the Custody Review Board

Jennifer Scott has been appointed Associate Chair, Child and Family Services Review Board and Custody Review Board effective February 22, 2017. Jennifer has been a vice chair with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) since 2012. Before joining the HRTO, she served as both counsel and vice chair at the CFSRB and CRB. Her […]