COVID-19 message from the Chairperson of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Update – October 18, 2021

The CHRT continues to provide services to the public during the pandemic. Hearings and mediations are held via videoconference or telephone in almost all cases.

  • To assist parties and their representatives, the Tribunal published a Practice Direction for Electronic Conduct of Mediations and Hearings During the Covid-19 Emergency. If you have a case at the CHRT, please read this document. It provides guidance to the parties on how to use videoconferencing for hearings and mediations.
  • As a reminder, all CHRT staff continue to work remotely. Where possible, please use email to contact the Tribunal or to send documents about your case. You can email at
  • If you cannot send an email, please phone the Registry to make alternate arrangements. The contact numbers are 613-995-1707 / 1-844-899-3604.
  • If the matter is urgent, please advise the Registry so that it can be addressed right away.


Jennifer Khurana
Acting Chairperson
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal