Media Advisory - Ontario Human Rights Commission releases consultation report and policy on discrimination on the basis of family status

    TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 2nd, Chief Commissioner
Barbara Hall begins a four-city launch of the Ontario Human Rights
Commission's Consultation Report and Policy on Discrimination on the basis of
Family Status. The documents set out how family relationships affect access to
employment, housing and services and human rights protections related to
family status under Ontario's Human Rights Code.

    Ms. Hall will be chairing each session from 9:30 a.m. to Noon at the
following locations:

                       Guelph - Wednesday, May 2, 2007
                             University of Guelph
                         University Centre, Room 103
                         50 Stone Road East, Guelph

                     Thunder Bay - Thursday, May 3, 2007
                               Barcelona Room
                     698 Arthur Street West, Thunder Bay

                         Ottawa - Friday, May 4, 2007
                             Tupper & Abbot Room
                         Capitol Hill Hotel & Suites
                           88 Albert Street, Ottawa

                       Toronto - Tuesday, May 8, 2007
                         Thomas Lounge, Oakham House
                           63 Gould Street, Toronto

    She will be available for interviews at the close of the session around
    Copies of all documents related to the launch are available on the
Commission's Web site:

For further information:

For further information: Jeff Poirier, Manager, Communications Policy
and Education Branch, (416) 314-4539; Afroze Edwards, Sr. Communications
Officer, Policy and Education Branch, (416) 314-4528

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