This database presents summaries of key court decisions in Canada related to official languages and of events relating to language rights since 2003. These summaries have been prepared by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada.
This database is not exhaustive. It was designed to be used as a reference tool for people directly or indirectly interested in language rights. The database is updated on an ongoing basis.
Province or Territory: Ontario
Court: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
Citation: 2013 HRTO 380
Category: Legislative and judicial bilingualismThis case dealt with the right to a bilingual hearing before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Summary In the context of applications filed under the Human Rights Code before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the university asked that the hearing proceed in English only, while...