Summary Hearings – How Human Rights Claims Can Go Wrong


October 16, 2020 By: Michael Conway Individuals in Ontario who feel that their human rights have been violated can make an application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ("HRTO") to seek compensation for the alleged violation. The general idea is that an individual files an application with the HRTO alleging that an individual or organization discriminated against them. The person making the application becomes the Applicant. The individual or organization that the Applicant alleges discriminated against them becomes the Respondent. The Respondent gets the chance to respond to the claims against them. The issue is then resolved either by the [...]