Canada. Canadian Human Rights Commission

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-995-1151
Toll Free Phone 1-888-214-1090
TTY Phone 1-888-643-3304
Fax 613-996-9661
E-Mail info.com@chrc-ccdp.ca
Website www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CanadianHumanRightsCommission
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/@CdnHumanRights
Primary Contact Natalie Babin-Dufresne, Director of Communications; Email: natalie.babin-dufresne@chrc-ccdp.gc.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Canada Building, Minto Place
344 Slater St, 8th Flr
Ottawa, ON K1A 1E1
 
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Intersection Kent St and Lyon St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Transportation No
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Commission canadienne des droits de la personne
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established 1977
Primary Executive Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner
Alternate Executive Ian Fine, Executive Director
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act which prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability and pardoned conviction. 
 
Handles complaints (including sexual harassment) against organizations within Canadian federal jurisdiction and tries to end discriminatory policies and practices in employment and in the provision of goods and services, by means of education and public information programs. 
 
Aims for federally regulated employers to achieve a well represented workforce of four designated groups: women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Indigenous people. To reach the desired objective, it carries out compliance audits of employers and service providers under federal jurisdiction.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Persons legally present in Canada or Canadian citizens and landed immigrants outside Canada. To file a complaint, a person must have been discriminated against by a federally regulated organization such as a federal government department, agency or crown corporation, chartered bank, national airline, inter-provincial transportation or shipping line, telecommunications company, certain mining industries, railway and others.
Application Call to apply or visit website.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance ; Constitutional Law ; Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups ; Disability Rights Groups ; Discrimination Assistance ; Immigrant Rights Groups ; Senior Advocacy Groups ; Sexual Harassment Prevention ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Human Rights Issues ; Women's Advocacy Groups
Other Details
Resources Wide variety available on Website

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