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Discrimination is a deep stain on the social fabric of Canadian society, and Avant Law is committed to rooting it out. Avant Law is an ally to all equity seekers demanding their rights to equality.

In Ontario, discrimination and sexual harassment are prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code in several of facets of life, including in housing, employment, businesses, and public services. Call us if:

  • you have experienced discrimination because of your race, ethnicity, place of origin, sex, gender, disability, or for any other reason;
  • you have been sexually harassed;
  • you have been denied a job, a promotion or other workplace benefit because of discrimination;
  • you have been subjected to discriminatory slurs at work, at school, by a business, or by a government service;
  • you have a disability that requires accommodation by an employer, landlord, school, business or service provider;

 

Human Rights

If you are seeking exceptional legal representation, contact Avant Law PC.

Human Rights are protected rights that ensure equal treatment without any discrimination based on specified grounds in the Ontario Human Rights Code and Canadian Human Rights Act. Ensuring that Canadians are treated fairly and in accordance to human rights laws is an integral part of Avant Law’s missions and goals. As such, Avant Law is highly committed to human rights advocacy. Whether you are looking for a work discrimination or human rights lawyer, Avant Law has the professional expertise that you need. 

 

Do You Have a Human Rights Complaint?

Have you been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of your gender, age, social status, marital status, ethnicity or race? If so, Avant Law is here to help. We are committed to advocating for equal and fair treatment in any area of your life. Turn to us if you are looking for a dedicated and skilled human rights lawyer who can advocate on your behalf for issues that are important to you. 

“Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few. They are a liberty entitled to all and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans – those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life or the shadows of life.”

– Kay Grangers 

 

Whether you are searching for a workplace discrimination lawyer near you or have any other human rights-related complaint, Avant Law is ready to assist you. 

 

Protected Grounds in Ontario

Ontario legislation protects against discrimination based on:

  • Age
  • Ancestry 
  • Citizenship
  • Colour
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Origin
  • Creed
  • Family status
  • Marital status
  • Disability 
  • Gender identity
  • Gender expression
  • Receipt of public assistance 
  • Record of offenses 
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation 

 

What Are Basic Human Rights?

Human Rights laws state that individuals are to be treated with dignity, equality and free from discrimination. Avant Law is committed to protecting these rights and providing legal action if these rights are violated. Discrimination is a serious legal issue that requires the right knowledge and expertise to navigate in a court of law. 

Human rights laws prohibit harassment, discrimination and inequality within the workplace, housing and service sectors. At Avant Law, our responsive and supportive legal team is ready to assist you with any discrimination cases to make sure that justice is served. 

Through our extensive training and experience, our team offers exceptional legal services to ensure that your human rights are protected. 

We provide strong advocacy for various human rights issues. We are energetic, tenacious and passionate about our human rights advocacy work.

In Ontario, discrimination and sexual harassment are prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code in various areas of life, including housing, employment, businesses and public services. 

 

Contact us if you have:

  • Experienced discrimination because of your race, ethnicity, place of origin, sex, gender, disability or for any other reason
  • Been sexually harassed
  • Been denied a job, a promotion or other workplace benefit because of discrimination
  • Been subjected to discriminatory slurs at work, at school, by a business or by a government service
  • A disability that requires accommodation by an employer, landlord, school, business or service provider

You are not alone in your human rights battle. Avant Law is here to provide sound advice, advocacy and excellent results. We are committed to achieving justice and equity.

 

Common Concerns

LGBTQ21+ Rights

Every Canadian, irrespective of who they love, how they identify or how they express themselves, has the right to live without fear of violence, discrimination or exclusion. Through our work before the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, we ensure that all Canadians are included and embraced within Canadian society. 

 

Racial or Religious Rights

Canadians of all races, faiths, creeds and ethnicities have a right to fair treatment, equality, protection and safety in Canada. We work to ensure that your legal rights are protected regardless of your ethnicity, culture, race or religion.

 

Economic Rights

Irrespective of your socio-economic or financial status, you have the right to be treated with dignity, security, fairness, respect and opportunity. Avant Law PC works alongside individuals with disabilities and those who are socio-economically disadvantaged to protect their basic human rights. 

 

Indigenous Rights

We believe that the situation that Indigenous Canadians face requires immediate action and legal support. We work alongside Indigenous peoples and members of First Nations to ensure fair treatment and legal protection. Avant Law PC assists by protecting their basic human rights and providing necessary support. 

 

Disability Rights

Searching for a disability rights lawyer near you? Canadians with mental or physical disabilities deserve to have equal rights to education, work and inclusion. According to the Canadian Human Rights Commission, 6.2 million Canadians have a disability that limits their daily lives. Let’s advance the rights of people with disabilities, together.

 

Prisoner Rights

While incarcerated, prisoners often feel that they have lost their basic Canadian rights. We work alongside prisoners to ensure that, while on Canadian soil, they receive the same human rights standards as those who are not incarcerated. 

 

How We Help

If you feel that you have been discriminated against, treated unfairly or haven’t received equal rights, speaking with a Human Rights Lawyer can help provide clarity within the situation. Our team is dedicated to asserting human rights to ensure a fair workplace and society for everyone. 

If you’re seeking a workplace discrimination lawyer near you, contact Avant Law on our secure form to receive a consultation or legal assistance so you know how to proceed in this matter.

 

Why Avant Law For Human Rights?

Our Lawyer: Daniel Tucker-Simmons

Daniel Tucker-Simmons has dedicated his career to advocating for human rights for Canadians. 

He is committed to providing clients with professional guidance, advice and representation in legal matters related to workplace, tenant and human rights issues. Daniel and his team at Avant Law PC have demonstrated experience and expertise in navigating legal systems to help clients achieve their goals.  

 

Contact Us Today 

Please use our secure contact form to send us confidential information. 

403-331 Cooper St.

Ottawa, ON K2P 0G5 

TEL: 613.702.7979

FAX: 613.792.7970

EMAIL: office@avantlaw.ca

 

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