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Ontario Government Record Series RG 4-154

Huronia Regional Centre class action records


About these records

Title
Huronia Regional Centre class action records
Dates of Creation
1889-2009
Dates of Accumulation

2010-2013

Physical Description

22.3 GB of electronic records (66,282 documents)

Scope and Content

Series consists of records produced as part of the class action lawsuit filed by two former residents of the Huronia Regional Centre against the Government of Ontario to seek justice and compensation for abusive treatment suffered at the facility. The records are the documents produced and provided by each party to the other for the proceedings in accordance with civil procedural obligations under the Class Proceedings Act, 1992. These records are known as the "Schedule A" documents. On September 17, 2013, the case was settled. In the settlement agreement, "Schedule A" documents were ordered to be deposited at the Archives of Ontario for scholarly research purposes.

The records document the operations of the Huronia Regional Centre and treatment of its residents. Specific types of records include: media clippings and articles, government reports, cabinet documents, financial documents, facility operational documents, policy documents, correspondence, memoranda, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, briefing notes, directives, guidelines, agreements, notes, newsletters, log books, incident reports, guardianship documents, medical and behavioural reports, vocational and recreational documents, human resources records, discipline records, evaluations, academic reports, facility maintenance records, maps, programming videos, and public education videos.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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Ontario. Crown Law Office - Civil

Huronia Regional Centre
Restrictions on Access
Access to these records is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Requests for access to records 100 years old or less must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the crown. Series also contains material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario on December 3, 2013 by the Ministry of the Attorney General following approval of the settlement.
Related Material

For additional records pertaining to the Huronia Regional Centre and its residents, please consult the following series: RG 29-24, Huronia Regional Centre historical files; RG 29-25, Huronia Regional Centre residents' registers and case files; RG 29-26, Huronia Regional Centre Medical Superintendent's letterbooks; and RG 10-333, Ontario Hospital School, Orillia, Medical Superintendent's correspondence.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Finding Aid
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Agency or agencies that created these records

These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.

2010-2013 :

Crown Law Office - Civil (CA210)

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