Janice Johnston

8 Chiltern Hill Road
Toronto ON  M6C 3B3
Tel: (416) 656-1761
Fax: (416) 656-1761
Email: janicejohnston@sympatico.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1994.


LL.B., 1979, University of Western Ontario; 1981, Call to the Ontario Bar; B.A., 1992, Wilfred Laurier University.


Director, Human Resources, Community Services Department, Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, 1988-90; Solicitor, Legal Department,Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, 1986-88; Labour Relations consultant, 1984-90.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

(a) Notification received at least one month prior to hearing/mediation, $500 Administration fee; (b) Notification received between one month and day prior to hearing/mediation, $1,600; (c) Under section 49 of the Labour Relations Act where the matter is scheduled and cancelled within three weeks of hearing/mediation, $600. * If the date of cancelled hearing/mediation is used by the parties for another case, there will be no cancellation charges.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; T.T.C./A.T.U.; GO Transit/A.T.U.; Colleges Relations Commission (Workload Resolution Arbitrator).

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1990-99; Adjudicator, Ontario Health and Safety Act and Ontario Colleges Workload Resolution Arbitrator 1996-99; Part-Time Vice Chair, Grievance Settlement Board (1999- the present); Part-Time Arbitrator for the Ontario Police Arbitration Commission (1996-present); Part-Time member Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (2011-present). Labour Mediator/Arbitrator 1999 to the present.


Law Society of Upper Canada; Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators’ Association; Toronto Area Industrial Relations Association; and Canadian Bar Association

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Johnston's awards on CanLII, click here. Note: CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute, offers free access to the full text of recent awards by this arbitrator.

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to decisions@lancasterhouse.com. In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.