Under its legislated functions, the OHRC is to report on the state of human rights in Ontario. Taking the pulse gauges human rights awareness, peoples’ attitudes about groups protected under the Human Rights Code, and experiences of discrimination.
Two-thirds (66%) of respondents thought that discrimination was at least somewhat of problem in Ontario. Other themes included:
“It’s important to understand the perspectives of people we don’t always encounter in our day-to-day work,” said Chief Commissioner Renu Mandhane. “This information will allow the Ontario Human Rights Commission, government and the community to more effectively advance public understanding of human rights.”
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