The OHRC welcomes the York Catholic District School Board’s review of the School Resource Officer/Values Influences and Peers programs. The review provides the Board with the opportunity to re-assess the engagement between officers and students.
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The OHRC is pleased with the Ministry’s immediate response. Throughout the inquiry process, the Ministry has been receptive to hearing from the OHRC. The Ministry’s announcement represents positive steps, which are aligned with key OHRC recommendations.
Right to Read inquiry report available online now! Click to read.
Join us for Human Rights @ 60, a virtual conference in collaboration with Toronto Metropolitan University on June 23, to mark the 60th anniversary of Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Register here.
|Update on OHRC inquiry into anti-Black racism by the Toronto Police Service. Click to read.|
Human rights in Ontario
The Ontario Human Rights System is made up of three separate agencies:
- The Ontario Human Rights Commission (that’s us) works to promote, protect and advance human rights through research, education, targeted legal action and policy development.
- The Human Rights Legal Support Centre gives legal help to people who have experienced discrimination under the Code.
- The Human Rights Tribunal is where human rights applications are filed and decided.
To learn more, complete our Human Rights 101 eLearning.