Human rights

Human rights ensure that everyone has the same rights and opportunities without discrimination. 

Have you been fired because you were pregnant? Have you been refused services based on your sexual orientation? Is a landlord refusing to rent to you based on your religion?  

The Ontario Human Rights Code is there to protect you from being discriminated against, the Code covers 17 grounds for discrimination.  

Discriminatory Grounds: 

 If you have been discriminated against, contact the Ontario Legal Information Centre today to learn about your options! 

For more information

The Ottawa Legal Information Centre

The Centre offers a free 30-minute meeting with a lawyer to any Ontario resident or any person faced with a legal issue in Ontario.

The Centre’s services are confidential and offered in person or by telephone, in French and in English. There are no admissibility criteria. A person can visit the Centre more than one time depending on their needs.

Contact us

1-844-343-7462 | 613-842-7462

Hours of operation

Due to the pandemic, our services are available by telephone and videoconference only. Call us (1-844-343-7462) or make an appointment online.
Days A.M. P.M. Evening
Monday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Tuesday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Wednesday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Thursday 9 am to 12 pm 1 pm to 4 pm Closed
Friday 9 am to 12 pm Closed Closed