Board of Inquiry Decisions

Complaints are sent to a Board of Inquiry (BOI) by Commissioners when investigations into the event in question suggests sufficient evidence exists to warrant adjudication.

A Board of Inquiry is a public hearing chaired by an independent adjudicator to decide whether discrimination has occurred. The duration of a BOI can vary depending on the complexity of the hearing, availability of parties to the complaint, evidence to be heard, etc. You can read more about BOI's and related details here.

Board of Inquiry Decisions

Written decisions resulting from board of inquiry hearings are issued by board chairs following the completion of their hearings. All BOI decisions are made public and can be found below. Decisions are also posted to the Canadian Legal information institute website at CanLII.org.

You can review decisions by expanding the menus below. Decisions, as well as Settlement Agreements resulting from Board of Inquiry  are published below in accordance with Human Rights Commission Policy (2.4) Confidentiality and Publication of Settlements. Decisions are posted by prohibited area and each area is subdivided by protected characteristic and ordered by date of the decision.

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Access to Services and Facilities

Disability

Family Status

Source of Income

Race/Color

Religion/Creed

Sex

Accommodations

Disability

Family Status

Religion/Creed

Employment

Aboriginal Origin

Age

Disability

Ethnic/National Origin

Family Status

Race/Color

Sex

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Orientation

Procedural Issues

Cost

Death of a Complainant

Hearing Procedures - Inquisitional

Jurisdictional

Publication Ban

Production Order

Time Limitation

Undue Delay

Retaliation

Court Challenges