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  1. Appendix B: Summary of Commission commitments

    From: Time for action: Advancing human rights for older Ontarians

    1. The Commission will develop a public policy statement on age discrimination in 2001/2002.
    2. The Commission will develop and implement a broad public awareness campaign that addresses ageism and age discrimination.
    3. The Commission will engage in public awareness activities to educate employers and employees about their rights and responsibilities under the Code, to dispel the myths that are often associated with older workers and to encourage employers to view older workers positively.
  2. Appendix C - Asian Canadian angler inquiry commitments

    From: Fishing without fear: Follow-up report on the Inquiry into assaults on Asian Canadian anglers

    1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

    1. Are the initiatives completed? If they are longer term, are they in development?
      The initiatives are completed.
    2. Has the organization committed time, resources and money to the issue?
      AMO facilitated space at its conference to address this issue, and incorporated these issues into existing research.
  3. Human Rights system changes take effect

    June 30, 2008

    Toronto - The Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 30 is now in effect. As a result, the Ontario Human Rights Commission will no longer accept complaints of discrimination. All new applications alleging discrimination are to be filed with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). Complaints that were filed with the Commission before June 30, 2008 can be changed to applications to the HRTO if the Complainant takes an active step to do so.

  4. OHRC files claim against Toronto Police for refusing to memorialize officers who end their lives due to a mental health disability incurred in the line of duty

    January 8, 2016

    On November 11, 2015, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) filed its own application with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) alleging discrimination in employment based on disability because of the Toronto Police Service’s (TPS) failure to include on its Memorial Wall officers who end their lives as a result of a mental health disability incurred in the line of duty.

  5. Roles and responsibilities

    From: The opportunity to succeed: Achieving barrier-free education for students with disabilities

    Responsibility for addressing the needs of students with disabilities is assigned to different parties including the Ministries of Education and of Training, Colleges and Universities, post-secondary institutions, schools and school boards, educators, specialized professionals, parents and students themselves. In the private education system, each individual school or post-secondary institution, as a service-provider, is responsible for accommodating students with disabilities up to the point of undue hardship.