LTB | December 15, 2022
Statement on Associate Chair Appointment to the Landlord and Tenant Board

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement on the Associate Chair appointment to the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB): “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Speers as the Associate Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), effective December 12, 2022. Ian is an experienced lawyer who specializes […]

Navigate Tribunals Ontario

Welcome to Navigate Tribunals Ontario Last Updated: December 9, 2022 Map a solution to your dispute! Navigate Tribunals Ontario provides simple, accurate, and plain language information about your legal rights and responsibilities. Use this convenient online tool to find out what steps you can take to manage your dispute. How to Use Navigate Tribunals Ontario […]

LTB | December 8, 2022
Tribunals Ontario Portal Updated with a New Scheduling Feature and More Forms

Tribunals Ontario is adding four more Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) forms to the Tribunals Ontario Portal and introducing a new self-scheduling feature that will allow applicants to select their preferred hearing date and timeslot available for their application type. “With these new enhancements to the Tribunals Ontario Portal, we are providing an end-to-end digital […]

TO | August 12, 2022
Statement on Ombudsman’s Office 2021-2022 Annual Report

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario, and Harry Gousopoulos, Executive Director of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement in response to the Ombudsman’s Office Annual Report released on August 10, 2022: “We have reviewed the Ombudsman’s Office 2021-2022 Annual Report and we are steadfast in our commitment to providing fair, effective and timely access […]

TO | December 8, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Launches “Tribunals Ontario Portal”

Today, Tribunals Ontario launched the Tribunals Ontario Portal – a new case management system that will transform how users engage with tribunals. First announced in March as part of the Ontario government’s Justice Accelerated strategy, the new system will streamline the dispute resolution process by allowing applications to be filed, processed, and scheduled online. The […]

TO | November 17, 2021
Leadership Announcement

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario issued the following leadership announcement: “Karen Restoule has advised me of her intent to resign as Alternate Executive Chair, and Associate Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board, Child And Family Services Review Board, Custody Review Board, and Ontario Special Education Tribunals. Her last day will be January […]

LTB | September 1, 2021
Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 Amendments Take Effect Today – New and Updated Landlord and Tenant Board Rules, Guidelines and Forms Now Available Online

Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA) resulting from Bill 184, the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020, take effect today. As a result of the amendments: Tenants can claim compensation equal to 12 months’ rent if their landlord issued an eviction notice in bad faith or the landlord does not allow […]

LTB | July 6, 2021
Statement on Ombudsman’s Office 2020-2021 Annual Report

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario and Karen Restoule, Associate Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board, issued the following statement in response to the Ombudsman’s Office Annual Report released on June 29, 2021: “Tribunals Ontario is taking concrete action to ensure Ontarians have access to timely, efficient and accessible services at the Landlord […]

TO | July 2, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Launches “Navigate Tribunals Ontario”, Expands Digital Services to Improve Access to Justice

Tribunals Ontario is launching Navigate Tribunals Ontario, an online tool that will empower users with tailored information about their rights and responsibilities and the rules and processes at the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). “Navigate Tribunals Ontario is an example of how we are putting users first as we expand our digital services to improve […]

TO | June 21, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Expanding Access Terminals to Hamilton, London, and Ottawa Hearing Centres

As part of Tribunals Ontario’s commitment to access to justice, the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is expanding access terminals to three more hearing centres in Ontario. Starting June 21, LTB parties who do not have access to a telephone, computer and/or the internet may be accommodated in the Hamilton, London and Ottawa hearing centres […]