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Ontario Human Rights Commission

Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-326-9511
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-9080
TTY Phone 416-326-0603 ; 1-800-308-5561
Fax 416-314-4533
E-Mail info@ohrc.on.ca
Website www.ohrc.on.ca/en
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Works to protect, promote and advance respect for human rights
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Ena Chadha, Chief Commissioner
Alternate Executive Raj Dhir, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Works to protect, promote and advance respect for human rights
  • may initiate applications or intervene in cases before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
  • policy development, research and analysis
  • public education and training
  • reports to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Working Together -- e-learning training video for public, private and not-for-profit sectors towards completing Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) requirements
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Open to all

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English; French
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
180 Dundas St W
9th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M7A 2G5
 
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Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Elevator control panel with raised lettering ; Designated parking on Centre St
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Consumer Protection / Complaints ; Human Rights
Service Categories Accessibility Information ; Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance ; Discrimination Assistance ; Issue Advocacy ~ Human Rights Issues ; Provincial Administrative Tribunals ~ Human Rights Issues ; Social Sciences and Humanities Research ~ Human Rights Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Human Rights Issues

Agency Overview


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