Losenno’s appeal from the dismissal of his application for judicial review of a Human Rights Commission decision not to refer Losenno’s complaint about his former employer to a Board of Inquiry was dismissed where the court found the Commission’s decision was not patently unreasonable

27. December 2005 0
Administrative law – Human rights complaints – Discrimination – Disability – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Human Rights Commission – Jurisdiction – Settlement offers – Effect of – Refusal to refer to Board of Inquiry – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Standard of review – Patent unreasonableness Losenno v. Ontario (Human Rights Commission), [2005] O.J. No. ...

A motion was brought by the Respondents for an order striking out an application for judicial review of the decision of the Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services (the “Commission”) directing the Applicant Chief of Police (the “Chief”) to initiate a disciplinary hearing against a police constable on the ground that the constable may have committed misconduct in his capacity as an investigator in a homicide investigation. The Respondent’s application to stay the Chief’s application for judicial review was granted on the ground that the Chief’s application was premature.

22. March 2005 0
Administrative law – Police – Investigations – Disciplinary proceedings – Public interest – Public hearings – Effect of – Judicial review application – Procedural requirements and fairness – Stay of proceedings – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Police Commission York (Regional Municipality) Police v. Ontario (Civilian Commission on Police Services), [2005] O.J. No. 222, Ontario Superior Court ...