An essential quick reference for understanding the Ontario Human Rights Code
The Ontario Human Rights Code: Quick Reference provides an overview of Ontario’s Human Rights Code (the “Code”) in a concise and easy-to-understand format. It explains key concepts in discrimination law, including the grounds of discrimination and reasonable accommodation. It includes the full text of the Code, the Tribunal’s Rules of Procedure and its plain language guide.
New in the 2019 edition
- Updated statistical breakdown of applications filed under the Code
- Discussion of recent court cases, including a brief discussion of the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decisions in the Trinity Western University Charter cases
- Discussion of recent tribunal cases on discrimination on the basis of age and citizenship status
- Updates on drug and alcohol testing, including a brief discussion of a Tribunal decision on smoking cannabis while at work
- New subsection on the interaction between human rights and the Charter