January 27, 2022 by Samrah Mian, CLAS Articling Student
Bullying and harassment at work hurts. People who face workplace bullying or harassment may feel humiliated, angry, and even traumatized by the experience. They’re more likely to be dissatisfied with their job, suffer from low motivation, feel […]
September 13th, 2021
Some Canadian workplaces have decided to make vaccination a requirement for return to in-person work. The reasons for doing so are compelling; vaccines help prevent serious illness from COVID-19 and, as recognized by the BC Human Rights Commissioner, help protect those who […]
March 23, 2021 by Judith Grimsrud, HRC Advocate
Many Canadians are experiencing increasing levels of stress, depression, and anxiety due to the ongoing pandemic. Worries about unemployment, job security, finances, and exposure to the coronavirus, balancing family and work responsibilities, and the ill-effects of social isolation […]
March 3, 2021
On November 24, 2020, BC’s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General ordered that all individuals must wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces, including in retail stores and in workplaces (in shared common areas of office buildings).
The order includes […]
Watch our new video to learn more about how BC’s Human Rights Code protects us from discrimination in our tenancies
Renters have a right to be treated fairly, without discrimination, by their landlords.
To watch our new Human Rights and Tenancy video, please check our website page here: https://bchrc.net/legal-information/audio-video/#videodirect
October 13 2020
Re: BC Election 2020 – Human Rights Reform
It has never been more important to defend and uphold human rights. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, sparking acts of racial violence and hateful conspiracy theories, we have also seen communities come together […]
By: Emily Zarychta, Articling Student, October 7, 2020
As employers, grocery and retail stores, schools, and many public services implement mandatory mask policies, some people are wondering whether these policies violate their human rights. The answer, as with so many legal questions is – […]
Laura Track, Human Rights Lawyer July 13, 2020
This blog post has been adapted and updated from an article originally published in the Fall, 2018 edition of Landlord BC’s magazine The Key.
Landlords play an important role in protecting human rights by providing discrimination-free housing and […]