HRTO | January 14, 2022
Statement on the Associate Chair Appointment to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement on the Associate Chair appointment to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jeanie Theoharis as Associate Chair of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO), effective January 6, 2022. Jeanie has been the Acting Associate Chair […]

HRTO | April 20, 2021
Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Seeking Feedback on Improving Services

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) is seeking input on some of its forms, guides, rules and processes to improve its services and to facilitate timelier and more efficient dispute resolution. To better understand people’s experiences with a selection of the HRTO’s current documents and processes, the HRTO will be engaging virtually in oral […]

HRTO | November 16, 2020
Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Seeking Feedback on Improving Electronic Hearings

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) is seeking input on how it can improve electronic and teleconference hearings to help better meet the needs of the people who access its services. As part of Tribunals Ontario’s digital transformation, the HRTO is now conducting videoconference and telephone hearings as part of its “digital first” strategy. […]

HRTO | October 19, 2018
SJTO Recruits: Members and Vice Chairs

SJTO has posted for: Members (part-time) at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario for various locations Vice Chairs (full-time) at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in Toronto and London These positions are posted on the “Advertised Positions” section of the Public Appointments Secretariat website. The competitions close on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Back to […]

HRTO | October 3, 2018
Practice Direction on New Case Processing System and Case Management Conference Calls

The HRTO has released a Practice Direction on New Case Processing System and Case Management Conference Calls. In the last year and a half, the HRTO has experienced an unprecedented 25% increase in its caseload, and receives about 4,500 new human rights applications each year. To address this increased caseload, the HRTO has implemented a […]

HRTO | December 21, 2017
Vacancy Notice – Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Practice Advisory Committee

The HRTO Practice Advisory Committee (PAC) has two vacancies for members who regularly represent parties before the HRTO. The PAC has an opening for one member who regularly represents respondents and one member who regularly represents applicants. The PAC is looking for people who are familiar with HRTO procedures and can contribute to the PAC’s […]

Important Notice

There may be a Canada Post strike or lockout. Here’s what you need to know about filing documents if the strike or lockout happens: You can send documents to the HRTO by courier, fax or email, or drop them off in person. Address: 655 Bay Street, 14th Floor, Toronto, ON, M7A 2A3 Fax: 416-326-2199 or […]