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Human Rights 101

This module provides a basic understanding of rights and responsibilities under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Click here to access: Human Rights 101

Newcomers & Human Rights

These short videos were originally created by the Ontario Human Rights Commission in response to the Syrian refugee crisis. They can help all newcomers, support agencies and the public learn about their rights and responsibilities under Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The videos are also available with Arabic subtitles.


  • Racial harassment
  • Housing is a human right
  • Discrimination based on creed
  • Removing the “Canadian experience” barrier

Click here to access: Human rights and newcomers

Call it Out

A 30-minute interactive eCourse that offers a foundation for learning about race, racial discrimination and human rights protections under Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The course offers a historical overview of racism and racial discrimination, explains what “race,” “racism” and “racial discrimination” mean, and provides approaches to preventing and addressing racial discrimination.

Note: Call It Out is designed for use on desktops, laptops and tablets in landscape orientation.

Click here to access: http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/learning/elearning/call-it-out

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