Human Rights Law

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Anatole France, The Red Lily, 1894, chapter 7
French novelist (1844 - 1924)

Human Rights Law

If a systemic injustice, while appearing neutral on its face, has the effect of discriminating you because of one or more grounds set out in the Ontario Human Rights Code, we might be able to voice your grievance.

If you have been treated unjustly by a police officer(s) or if you have been directly discriminated by your landlord, employer, or a service provider, please contact us to examine options available to you.

Ontario Human Rights Code grounds:

  • Family status
  • Race
  • Ancestry
  • Place of origin
  • Colour
  • Ethnic origin
  • Citizenship
  • Creed (religion)
  • Sex (includes pregnancy, gender identity and breastfeeding)
  • Sexual orientation
  • Age (18 years or older)
  • Record of offences (only in employment)
  • Marital status
  • Disability (includes perceived disabilities and mental disabilities)
  • Receipt of public assistance (only in housing)