TORONTO – Today, a coalition of community and advocacy groups, as well as the Ontario Human Rights Commission, issued a joint statement calling on the Government of Ontario and police oversight bodies to immediately implement recommendations of the Honourable Justice Michael Tulloch from his Report of the Independent Police Oversight Review. This statement was prompted by recent events that highlight several police accountability issues that require immediate action. Chief Commissioner Renu Mandhane delivered the following remarks at a press conference at Queen's Park.
May 11, 2017 - This FREE one-day event features plenary and concurrent sessions on a variety of human rights topics.
An overview of key issues in the new policy including forms of discrimination based on creed, the duty to accommodate creed beliefs and practices, and accommodating Indigenous spiritual practices (new section).
November 25, 2016 - This FREE training day features an overview of key issues in the new policy and interactive scenario-based learning drawing from legal cases.
November 24, 2016 - This FREE one-day event in North Bay features plenary and concurrent sessions on what’s happening in human rights in Ontario.
June 22, 2016 - This FREE one-day event in Hamilton features plenary and concurrent sessions on what’s happening in human rights in Ontario.
March 21, 2016 - Chief Commissioner Renu Mandhane addressed attendees at the inaugural e(RACE)r Summit on Race and Racism on Canadian University Campuses, hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Diversity and Equity Office and the Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, on the United Nations (UN) Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Read her speech.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - Free one-hour webinar features an overview of the Policy on preventing discrimination based on creed, explanation of various forms of creed discrimination, and an opportunity to ask questions about creed beliefs and the duty to accommodate.
Tuesday February 16, 2016 - York University’s School of Public Policy & Administration, Institute for Social Research, and Centre for Human Rights and the Ontario Human Rights Commission invite you to attend a public lecture to look at new ways to stamp out racial profiling. Keynote speaker and renowned journalist Haroon Siddiqui will talk about existing and emerging forms of racial profiling, and a panel will offer a variety of perspectives.