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: Labour rights arbitration tribunal
Citation:  O.L.A.A. No. 666
Category: Legislative and judicial bilingualismThis case involved issues related to the language of hearings and the payment of translation costs for a procedure brought before a labour rights arbitration tribunal. At the beginning of the arbitration proceedings, the union made a request to proceed in English because it did not have the...