The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal is an independent, quasi-judicial body created by the B.C. Human Rights Code. The Tribunal is responsible for accepting, screening, mediating, and adjudicating human rights complaints. The Tribunal offers the parties to a complaint the opportunity to try to resolve the complaint through mediation. Respondents have an opportunity to respond to a complaint and to apply to dismiss a complaint without a hearing. If the parties do not resolve a complaint and the complaint is not dismissed, the Tribunal holds a hearing.
The Tribunal also has an administrative staff who are regular employees. For more information about the roles and responsibilities of those who work at the tribunal see:
The Tribunal is located at Robson and Seymour Streets in downtown Vancouver. See the
Tour the Tribunal page.
The Tribunal has an adjudicative staff who are appointed members: