Legal Support

“The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime provides support and guidance to individual victims and their families in order to assist them in obtaining needed services and resources, and advances victims’ rights by presenting the interests and perspectives of victims of crime to Government, at all levels.”

“Founded in 1995, Egale Canada Human Rights Trust is Canada’s only national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights through research, education and community engagement.”

“The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is an independent agency, funded by the Government of Ontario, to provide legal services to individuals who have experienced discrimination. The Centre will provide legal assistance to individuals in taking an application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to resolve a human rights dispute.”

“The [Ontario] Ombudsman’s Office oversees and investigates more than 1,000 provincial government and broader public sector bodies, such as provincial ministries, Crown corporations, tribunals, agencies, boards and commissions, and municipalities, universities, and school boards.” To submit a complaint to the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman, click here.

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) “works to advance the substantive equality rights of women and girls in Canada through litigation, law reform and public education using the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.”