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, on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish people. See the Tour the Tribunal page.
The Tribunal has an adjudicative staff who are appointed members:
The Tribunal has a roster of experienced mediators that it contracts with to provide mediation services: