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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Alternate Name CHRT ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
C.D. Howe Building
240 Sparks St, 6th Flr West
Ottawa, ON K1A 1J4
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Intersection Bank St and Wellington St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has a statutory mandate to apply the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) based on the evidence presented and on the case law * legally decides whether a person or organization has engaged in a discriminatory practice under the Act * the purpose of the CHRA is to protect individuals from discrimination * it states that all Canadians have the right to equality, equal opportunity, fair treatment, and an environment free of discrimination * applies these principles to cases that are referred to it by the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC).
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility The Tribunal can only deal with cases which have been referred to it by the CHRC.
Application Contact the CHRC by telephone, fax or mail; Canadian Human Rights Commission 
344 Slater Street, 8th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1E1 * telephone 613-995-1151, toll free 1-888-214-1090 * fax 613-996-9661
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Discrimination Assistance ; Federal Administrative Tribunals ~ Human Rights Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-995-1707
TTY Phone 613-947-1070
Fax 613-995-3484
Other Details
Established 1977
Funding Federal - Canadian Human Rights Commission
Print Material A large list of publications is available on the website.
Resources Website

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