discrimination

“The trend is upwards” – Recent Injury to Dignity Awards

By Maddie Lusk, summer law student – July 2, 2020

In every discrimination case, BC’s Human Rights Tribunal has the power to order the respondent to compensate the complainant for injury to their “dignity, feelings, and self-respect”.[1] This is often referred to simply as […]

2020-07-02T15:51:00-07:00July 2, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Mental Health and Human Rights – Part 2: Duty to Accommodate

By Laura Track, Human Rights Lawyer, May 6, 2020

Part 2 – Duty to Accommodate

In Part 1 of our Mental Health and Human Rights series in honour of Mental Health Week, we talked about human rights protections for people with mental illness. The BC […]

Ontario Court finds University Discriminated in Admissions Decision: Longueepee v. University of Waterloo

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released an important decision about a university’s duty to accommodate a student with disabilities. The Longueépée decision sets out legal principles with potentially significant impacts on students with disabilities and service providers alike, making it an important case for parties on both sides to know.

2020-03-30T15:17:20-07:00November 21, 2019|Tags: , , , , |