This is general information only. It is not legal advice about your situation.
You are likely on this website because you need answers. Perhaps you need to know more about the Ontario’s Human Rights Code, what is considered discrimination or harassment, or how to know if your rights have been violated and what to do. This is where you will find answers to some frequently asked questions and learn more about the Ontario’s human rights system.
For more in-depth information on legal options, human rights applications, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and human rights hearings, mediations and more, go to our How-to Guides section.
Since the cybersecurity incident on October 3, 2023, the HRLSC has been working diligently to restore its service delivery infrastructure.
To support our reopening we have published a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help provide further information on the return of the HRLSC’s services.
What is discrimination? Have you experienced discrimination and can the HRLSC help you?
Do you think you have been discriminated against or harassed at work?
Were you discriminated against by your current landlord, or harassed in your search for a home?
Do you think you have been discriminated against or harassed when getting services?
Do you think you have been discriminated against or harassed in a situation involving a contract?
Do you think you have been discriminated against or harassed by an association?
What is the Ontario’s Human Rights Code? Who are all the different Human Rights organizations?
How do you pursue a Claim at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario?
How do you prepare and file a human rights application? What do you consider when filing?
Do you think you have been discriminated against in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?