The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario must remove their 1-year limitation period for sexual harassment claims

Despite other Acts removing limitations periods for sexual assault claims, the Human Rights Code (“the Code”) continues to force sexual harassment claimants to bring their claims to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) within one year of being harassed.[1] The Code has included this limitation period since 2006.[2] Expecting sexual harassment survivors to processContinue reading “The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario must remove their 1-year limitation period for sexual harassment claims”

OP ED – Response to ‘The Great Climate Migration’ The New York Times (July 23rd, 2020)

By Katrin Bell SAFE AS HOUSES The coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to stay inside and spend a lot of time thinking about our ‘home’. While most of us in the West have been able to take comfort in the relative safety of our houses in the last six months, there is aContinue reading “OP ED – Response to ‘The Great Climate Migration’ The New York Times (July 23rd, 2020)”

Statement of Solidarity

We are deeply saddened and angered by the ongoing violence, racism and police brutality faced by our Black brothers and sisters. The recent killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade, and the brutality faced by Jacob Blake and countless others highlights the continued injustices faced by Black people. It is an indication ofContinue reading “Statement of Solidarity”