Every document in a TLAB proceeding, including all visual evidence, must be provided and shown in electronic PDF format.
The tribunal recognizes that people may not have technical expertise with computers and may request support. If you have questions related to the electronic filing of forms, documents, digital signatures, or any other electronic correspondence, TLAB office staff are happy to provide limited assistance. Specific directions may require the advice of persons qualified to provide assistance. TLAB support staff cannot assume responsibilities belonging to parties and participants, give advice on responsibilities or provide compliance reporting with the TLAB Rules of Practice and Procedure.
TLAB support services can be contacted by telephone at 416-392-4697 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All documents and forms which are served by email on other parties (persons) related to a TLAB proceeding must be also be copied (Cc’d) to the TLAB at email@example.com.
All emails related to a TLAB proceeding must include in the subject line:
The names of the sender and the intended recipient(s) must be clearly stated. The type of matter must be addressed in the body of the email.
The email message including attachment(s) must not be larger than 10MB or it will be rejected by the system. Alternative service requirements should be discussed with TLAB Staff; however Rule requirements for service must be met.
Electronic service and filing of forms and supporting documents and materials may be done by sending more than one email. In the event more than one email is required to serve and file the forms and supporting documents, the emails should clearly identify that the emails relate to the same case in the subject line.
Documents and forms may be submitted to the Toronto Local Appeal Body on USBs. The USBs containing the documents or forms must:
USBs submitted by mail will not be returned to the sender.
The Digital file names must describe the digital file including the form or document name and subject property address:
During a hearing, TLAB will provide digital video display equipment (HDTV), a computer with all filed appeal documents, and a multi-device adaptor. Instructions will be provided by TLAB staff to make the process run smoothly. Parties may use their own laptop, electronic tablet, mobile smart phone or other electronic device capable of connecting to a digital TV through either HDMI cable, HDMI adaptor or USB.