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What does OHRC stand for?

OHRC stands for Ontario Human Rights Code

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Barbara Hall, chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, said "persistent racism" continues despite the passage of the Ontario Human Rights Code 50 years ago.
9) Despite a provision in the Social Benefit Tribunal's enabling legislation (10) which prohibits the Tribunal from applying the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (11) in its interpretation of its enabling legislation, the majority of the Supreme Court of Canada held that the Tribunal could apply the Ontario Human Rights Code (12) when deciding questions of law.
The current human rights system, consisting of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, was created in 1962 to enforce the Ontario Human Rights Code, the first of its kind in Canada.
The Ontario Human Rights Code prescribes that every person has a right to be free from discrimination because of a disability or a perceived disability in the area of employment.
Examples include the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an interview with Indonesia's State Minister for the Role of Women, the Ontario Human Rights Code, Australia's Sex Discrimination Act, etc.