Assessment Review Board
April 3, 2020
On March 20, 2020, the Government of Ontario issued an Emergency Order (O.Reg. 73/20) under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. Please see the memo for further information regarding timelines and processes.
The deadline to file assessment appeals is March 31, 2020. Please file your appeal using e-file. If you are unable to meet the March 31 deadline, you will be permitted to file your appeal within 15 days after the Order has been lifted.
All counter services are closed until further notice.
The ARB continues to hold hearings by teleconference or in writing. If you experience technical difficulties with the teleconference lines, please continue to try as the system may be temporarily busy.
March 26, 2020
On March 20, 2020, the Government of Ontario issued an Emergency Order (O.Reg. 73/20) under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
The order suspends limitation periods and procedural time periods relevant to tribunal proceedings. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.
If current and / or new parties are not able to meet a timeline, Tribunals Ontario will allow them to do so at a later date. For example, if parties are not able to meet the timeline for submitting an application to a tribunal, they will be able to submit it at a later date.
Tribunals Ontario is continuing to deliver service across the province. Most tribunals are continuing to have hearings, mediations, and case conferences by teleconference or in writing, while some tribunals are rescheduling matters to later dates.
If you are not able to proceed with a matter, please contact the tribunal to reschedule. If you are not able to attend a proceeding by teleconference or in writing, the tribunal will be able to reschedule the matter to another date.
COVID-19 Policy – Postponing Hearings
March 13, 2020
Effective March 13, 2020, Tribunals Ontario is implementing a new policy to postpone in-person hearings and reschedule to a later date. Where feasible, alternative hearing options such as written and telephone hearings will be considered to minimize disruption to hearings across the organization. In addition, all front-line counter services will be closed as of March 16 until further notice.
For more information, please see the news release.
Telephone Contact Hours
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday
Tel: (416) 212-6349 or toll free (866) 448-2248
TTY: (800) 855-1155 via Bell relay
Effective March 13, 2020, all front-line counter services are closed to the public until further notice. If you submit by mail or courier, you will experience processing delays. Please contact the office by phone or email only.
655 Bay Street, Suite 1500
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1E5
Kelly Triantafilou, ARB Registrar
Tel: (416) 371-6435
Georgia Trifonidis, ARB Deputy Registrar
Tel: (416) 618-7063
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