The Goal of Administrative Justice System Reform
The goal is to have a System comprised of Adjudicative Tribunals that are:
Expert, optimally competent and implicitly independent;
Admired on all sides for the impartiality and quality of their decisions;
Respected for the fairness, fitness, proportionality, and timeliness of their process.
Originally launched in March 2013 in alignment with the publication of Ellis’s book, Unjust by Design, and redesigned and refreshed in 2019, this website’s aim is to foster discussion and provoke action concerning the issues in Canada’s administrative justice systems – the issues which Unjust by Design addresses, of course, but also generally.
Anyone with a stake or interest in the administrative justice system or in any of its adjudicative tribunals is welcome to participate. Just click on the “Comment” button at the end of each posted article.
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Tribunal Watch Ontario is working with the University of Waterloo in conducting a survey of advocates with significant experience dealing with one or more of Ontario’s adjudicative tribunals on behalf of clients during the period March 31, 2019 to March 31, 2021. If you are such an advocate, they would…
Here is the final post in this trailer-park series account of the Ford administration’s undoing of the rule of law in Ontario’s tribunal justice system.
This is Section ‘D’ of the Bill of Particulars, the Section that details the trailer-park damage inflicted by the Ford administration on the targeted tribunals’ impartiality credential which in the author’s view clearly warrants the conclusion that Ford also abandoned the tribunals’ impartiality credentials.
This is Section ‘C’ of the Bill of Particulars, the Section that details the trailer-park damage inflicted by the Ford administration on the targeted tribunals’ independence credentials which in the author’s view clearly warrants the conclusion that Ford abandoned the tribunals’ independence credentials.
This is Section ‘B’ of the Bill of Particulars detailing the trailer-park damage inflicted by the Ford administration on the targeted tribunals’ expertise – damage which in the author’s view clearly warrants the conclusion that Ford eviscerated their expertise credential.
This is Section ‘A’ of the promised Bill of Particulars detailing the damage the Ford administration has inflicted on the credentials of numerous tribunals in the tribunal justice system. This Section justifies the conclusion that the targeted tribunals’ institutional competence was effectively destroyed.