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  1. Concepts of race and racism and implications for OHRC policy

    From: Race Policy Dialogue Papers

    Published: December 2004

    (Please note: The views and opinions expressed by the author are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.)

    by Frances Henry

    Frances Henry is one of Canada’s leading experts in the study of racism and anti-racism. She has authored or co-authored a number of leading books dealing with racism and Caribbean anthropology. She has been a member of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada since 1989.

  2. Appendix 2: Consultation Questions

    From: Discussion paper: Reviewing Ontario's human rights system

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    1. Making reference to the principles outlined in the Discussion Paper and given the state of the current human rights system in Ontario, do you have concern that the fulfillment of any of the following international human rights effectiveness factors and domestic administrative law requirements is not being maximized:

  3. Caseload profile

    From: Discussion paper: Discrimination and age - Human rights issues facing older persons in Ontario

    In 1997/1998[6] age was cited as a ground of discrimination and/or harassment in 5% of complaints received by the Commission (105 cases).  The majority of age-related complaints (81) arose in the employment context, followed by goods, services and facilities (21).  In the same year, two age discrimination complaints, or 2% of the complaints that were closed in that year, were sent to a Board of Inquiry.  Both were in relation to the