Canada. Canadian Human Rights Commission

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act which prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, family status, gender identity and expression, marital status, disability and pardoned conviction. 
 
Handles complaints (including sexual harassment) against organizations within Canadian federal jurisdiction and tries to end discriminatory policies and practices in employment and in the provision of goods and services, by means of education and public information programs. 
 
Aims for federally regulated employers to achieve a well represented workforce of four designated groups: women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Indigenous people. To reach the desired objective, it carries out compliance audits of employers and service providers under federal jurisdiction.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Persons legally present in Canada or Canadian citizens and landed immigrants outside Canada. To file a complaint, a person must have been discriminated against by a federally regulated organization such as a federal government department, agency or crown corporation, chartered bank, national airline, inter-provincial transportation or shipping line, telecommunications company, certain mining industries, railway and others.
Application Call or visit website.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-995-1151
Toll Free Phone 1-888-214-1090
TTY Phone 1-888-643-3304
Fax 613-996-9661
E-Mail info.com@chrc-ccdp.ca
Website www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca
Primary Contact Jeff Meldrum, Director of Communications; Email: Jeff.Meldrum@chrc-ccdp.gc.ca
Alternate Contact Suzanne Sauvé-Hiron, Senior Communications Advisor; Phone: 613-808-2430; Email: suzanne.sauve-hiron@chrc-ccdp.gc.ca
Primary Executive Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner
Alternate Executive Ian Fine, Executive Director
Names
Alternate Name Commission canadienne des droits de la personne
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Canada Building, Minto Place
344 Slater St, 8th Flr
Ottawa, ON K1A 1E1
 
View Google Map
Intersection Kent St and Lyon St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CanadianHumanRightsCommission
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/@CdnHumanRights
Established 1977
Funding Federal
Service Categories Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance ; Constitutional Law ; Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups ; Disability Rights Groups ; Discrimination Assistance ; Immigrant Rights Groups ; Senior Advocacy Groups ; Sexual Harassment Prevention ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Human Rights Issues ; Women's Advocacy Groups
Print Material Wide variety available on Website
Resources Website
Accreditation No

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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