In Ontario individuals cannot be discriminated against based on the fourteen grounds listed in the Human Rights Code. These grounds are as follows:

  • Race
  • Ancestry
  • Place of origin
  • Colour
  • Ethnic origin
  • Citizenship
  • Creed
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Age
  • Record of offences
  • Martial status
  • Family status
  • Disability


Individuals should be free from discrimination when it comes to areas of employment law.

There are certain exceptions to the discrimination provisions. If you are unclear call me a?Mississauga Employment Lawyer.