TO | November 25, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Expanding Access Terminals to all Tribunals

As part of our commitment to access to justice, Tribunals Ontario is expanding access terminals to all of our constituent tribunals. Starting November 25, any party appearing before our tribunals who does not have access to a telephone, computer and/or the internet may be accommodated in the Toronto, Hamilton, London and Ottawa hearing centres to […]

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 […]

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 […]

TO | May 12, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Using Zoom to Conduct Video Proceedings

Tribunals Ontario is implementing the Zoom videoconference platform to conduct tribunal and board video proceedings. “Over the past year, we have held video proceedings to provide access to justice while ensuring the safety of parties, staff and adjudicators. This change to Zoom is another step forward to modernize our organization,” said Sean Weir, Executive Chair […]

TO | March 11, 2021
Statement on Ministry of the Attorney General’s Justice Accelerated Strategy

Sean Weir, Executive Chair and Harry Gousopoulos, Executive Director of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement about the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Justice Accelerated Strategy: “Tribunals Ontario welcomes the investment from the government for this important project as part of its Justice Accelerated strategy. The case management solution will make our operations more efficient […]

TO | January 28, 2021
Statement on Associate Chair Appointment to the Assessment Review Board

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement on the Associate Chair appointment to the Assessment Review Board: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Bednarek as Associate Chair to the Assessment Review Board (ARB), effective January 21, 2021. Ken has over 30 years of experience in both private as […]

TO | December 8, 2020
Tribunals Ontario New Leadership

Tribunals Ontario is pleased to announce Harry Gousopoulos as the new Executive Director and the appointment of Sean Weir to a two-year term as Executive Chair. Harry Gousopoulos was previously the Director of Corporate Affairs and Governance with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, where he was responsible for government/ministry relations, Board governance and […]

TO | November 30, 2020
Updated Practice Direction on Hearing Formats

Effective November 30, 2020, Tribunals Ontario has an updated Practice Direction on Hearing Formats. The Practice Direction outlines Tribunals Ontario’s approach to determining the format of the hearing that will be held, and how a party can request a different hearing format. The updated Practice Direction is part of Tribunals Ontario’s digital transformation to enhance […]

TO | November 16, 2020
Tribunals Ontario Announces its New Mailing Address

Tribunals Ontario is pleased to announce a new primary address for mail and courier deliveries: Tribunals Ontario 15 Grosvenor Street, Ground Floor Toronto, ON M7A 2G6 This new mailing address is the next step in consolidating Tribunals Ontario’s services, while continuing to provide effective dispute resolution services and access to justice for the people of […]