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. […]

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 […]

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 […]