Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-995-1707
TTY Phone 613-947-1070
Fax 613-995-3484
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established 1977
Funding Federal - Canadian Human Rights Commission
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has a statutory mandate to apply the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) based on the evidence presented and on the case law * legally decides whether a person or organization has engaged in a discriminatory practice under the Act * the purpose of the CHRA is to protect individuals from discrimination * the Tribunal is similar to a court of law, but is less formal and only hears cases relating to discrimination.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility The Tribunal can only deal with cases which have been referred to it by the CHRC.
Application Contact the CHRC by telephone, fax or mail; Canadian Human Rights Commission 
344 Slater Street, 8th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1E1 * telephone 613-995-1151, toll free 1-888-214-1090 * fax 613-996-9661
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
160 Elgin St, 11th floor
Ottawa, ON K1A 1J4
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Intersection Wellington St and Metcalfe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Main Category Government / Legal
Secondary Category Human Rights
Service Categories Discrimination Assistance ~ Human Rights Issues ; Federal Court of Canada ~ Human Rights Issues

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