Social Justice Tribunal Ontario
In December 2009, the Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act 2009, received Royal Assent. The Act allows government to cluster tribunals and agencies with common stakeholders and related issues in order to improve public services.
The Social Justice Tribunals cluster brings together the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Child and Family Services Review Board, the Custody Review Board, the Social Benefits Tribunal/Social Assistance Review Board, Special Education Tribunals (English and French) and the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Human Rights Legal Support Centre
The new Human Rights Legal Support Centre offers human rights legal services to individuals throughout Ontario who believe they have experienced discrimination. The Centre’s services range from legal assistance in filing an application at the Tribunal to legal representation on human rights applications.
Ontario Human Rights Commission
The OHRC, an independent statutory body, provides leadership for the promotion, protection and advancement of human rights, and builds partnerships across the human rights system.
Ministry of the Attorney General
The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for providing a fair and accessible justice system which reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves across government and the province. It strives to manage the justice system in an equitable, affordable and accessible way throughout the province.