June 2014 – Speakers at the launch of the OHRC’s Policy on preventing discrimination
based on mental health disabilities and addictions at Ryerson University, Toronto.
Front row (left to right): Lucy Costa, The Empowerment Council: A Voice for Clients
of CAMH; Joanne Dallaire, Ryerson University; Myra Lefkowitz, Ryerson University;
Cherie Robertson, OHRC; Pascale Demers, OHRC, Ann Whiteside, OHRC. Back row
(left to right): Kevin Marsh, OHRC; Dr. Denise O’Neil Green, Ryerson University;
Chief Commissioner Barbara Hall, OHRC; Bhagat Taggar, Commissioner, OHRC;
Leslie Miller, The Dream Team.
June 2014 – A. Jay, whose artwork was chosen for the policy cover,
shows off his work with Chris Mitchell of Workman Arts (left) and
Barbara Hall, at the launch of the OHRC’s Policy on preventing
discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions
at Ryerson University, Toronto.
June 2014 – Joining the world to celebrate the transgender community
at Pride Toronto’s Trans March.
June 2014 – Showing support, celebrating at the Toronto Pride Parade.
June 2014 – Encouraging the next generation of human rights crusaders
at the Toronto Pride Parade.
July 2014 – Celebrating the OHRC’s new Policy on preventing discrimination
because of gender identity and gender expression in Sudbury. Photo: Luc Chretien.
July 2014 – Growing her personal legacy: opening Barbara Hall park.
October 2014 – Remi Warner, OHRC, leads a discussion on creed at the
Taking it Local training day in York Region.
October 2014 – Introducing the OHRC’s Policy on preventing discrimination
because of gender identity and gender expression in Ottawa (left to right):
OHRC Chief Commissioner Barbara Hall; Deputy Mayor Steve Desroches,
City of Ottawa; Kathryn Ann Hill, Family Services Ottawa; Vanessa Tamburro,
OHRC; Hannah Biancardi, Ottawa Rainbow Service Providers Network;
Robert Pascoe; Jeff Poirier, OHRC; Talia Johnson; Jennifer Purkiss,
Centretown Community Health Centre.
November 2014 – Learning more about Teaching human rights in Ontario.
November 2014 – Rev. Brent Hawkes and Barbara Hall reflect on the
Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony at Toronto City Hall.
November 2014 – Getting set to launch the Policy on preventing discrimination
based on mental health disabilities and addictions at Queen’s University, Kingston.
January 2015 – Checking out the recently installed human rights historical
plaque at Queen’s Park.
February 2015 – Barbara Hall (left) and Dianne Carter, OHRC Executive Director,
try a new fashion look as Ambassadors for the “Flip Your Wig for Justice Campaign.
” Founded by a collective of non-profits, this fundraiser supports access to justice
programs in Ontario. Photo: Sam Pereira
February 2015 – Barbara Hall pauses for posterity with the OHRC choir,
known as the “Hall” Monitors.
February 2015 – Barbara Hall and her husband Max Beck dance up a storm
as the OHRC bids her farewell.
March 2015 – Ruth Goba makes her first speech as Interim Chief Commissioner
of the OHRC at the Taking it Local regional training day in Windsor.
March 2015 – Hearing what’s new in human rights at the Taking it Local
regional training day in Windsor.