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Canada Imposes Sanctions On Nicaraguan Officials To Respond To Human Rights Abuses
Canada imposed economic sanctions against nine Nicaraguan government officials on June 20, 2019 as a result of ongoing human rights violations by Nicaragua's government.
Canada
15 Jul 2019
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The Debate Regarding The Duty To Accommodate On The Basis Of Family Status Continues…
Courts and human rights tribunals have long debated the extent of employer's legal obligations when it comes to accommodating employees in their family status responsibilities
Canada
5 Jul 2019
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The Debate Regarding An Employer's Duty To Accommodate On The Basis Of Family Status Continues…
Courts and Human Rights Tribunals have long debated the extent of an employer's legal obligations when it comes to accommodating employees in their family status responsibilities.
Canada
16 May 2019
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Canada Appoints Ombudsperson For Responsible Enterprise
CORE is just the latest. Businesses can be certain that more legal claims and policy developments will follow.
Canada
29 Apr 2019
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HRTO Finds Denial Of Coverage For Medical Cannabis Under Employer's Benefit Plan Non-Discriminatory
In a case before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, an applicant alleged that an employee benefits administrator's decision to deny her coverage for medically-prescribed cannabis was discriminatory.
Canada
2 Apr 2019
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Arbitrator Rules Requirement For Updated Pastoral Reference Was Reasonable To Ensure Catholicity Of Education
In a decision dated September 24, 2018, Arbitrator Brian Etherington ruled that Durham Catholic District School Board was permitted by law to impose a requirement for an updated pastoral reference for...
Canada
2 Apr 2019
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Business And Human Rights: The Stakes Continue To Grow
Three thousand business, government and NGO representatives converged in Geneva last week with the objective of mitigating the impact of business operations on human rights.
Canada
12 Dec 2018
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Charter-Rights Class Action Approach To Climate Change Litigation In Canada: ENvironnement JEUnesse c. Attorney General Of Canada
Climate change litigation is gaining momentum in Canada as in other jurisdictions around the world.
Canada
7 Dec 2018
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Free Speech On University And College Campuses In Ontario: Policies Now Mandated By January 1, 2019
The Ontario government has indicated that colleges and universities in the province will have until January 1, 2019 "to develop, implement and comply with a free speech policy that meets a minimum...
Canada
5 Sep 2018
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"Forced Labour" Case To Go To Trial
The defendant Nevsun Resources Inc. ("Nevsun") is a B.C. mining company that entered into a joint venture with Eritrean state companies to develop and operate the Bisha gold mine near Asmara, Eritrea.
Canada
8 Dec 2017
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Tribunal Confirms Parents Are Required To Participate In Accommodation Process
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario released its decision in Y.B. v Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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Tribunal Rules That Requests For Guide Dog In Classroom Must Be Assessed Based On Each Student's Educational Needs
The meeting demonstrated that there was a disconnect between J.F.'s behaviour at home and what he was exhibiting in the classroom.
Canada
10 Nov 2017
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Does An Employee Have A Reasonable Expectation Of Privacy When Using Their Work Computer To Run a Charity?
The arbitrator's decision covered a number of issues including whether the termination was appropriate and whether the City had breached the grievor's human rights. The following, however, will focus on the privacy issue raised.
Canada
10 Apr 2017
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Law Commission Of Ontario ("LCO") Released Its Final Report On Legal Capacity, Decision-Making And Guardianship
On March 8, 2017, the Law Commission of Ontario ("LCO") released its Final Report on Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship (the "Report").
Canada
31 Mar 2017
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Damages For Human Rights Breaches In Court Cases And Comparison To Human Rights Tribunal Decisions
Human rights tribunals across Canada generally have the authority to award damages for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect.
Canada
10 Feb 2017
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Increasing Damage Awards In Human Rights Cases
Employers should be aware that the consequences of failing to provide a discrimination free workplace can be significant.
Canada
6 Dec 2016
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Alberta Court Upholds Human Rights Decision Against Independent School
The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta released its judgment upholding an Alberta Human Rights Commission decision related to students praying on an independent school's campus.
Canada
25 Oct 2016
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Health And Safety Trump Religious Freedom
On September 21, 2016, the Honourable Mr. Justice André Prévost of the Superior Court rendered judgment in the case of Singh et al. v. Montréal Gateways Terminals et al.
Canada
26 Sep 2016
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La santé et la sécurité prime sur la liberté de religion
Le 21 septembre 2016, la Cour supérieure, sous la plume de l'Honorable juge André Prévost, a rendu jugement dans l'affaire Singh c. Société terminaux Montréal Gateway.
Canada
23 Sep 2016
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Law Society's Decision To Deny Accreditation To Trinity Western University
In a unanimous decision, Justices MacPherson, Cronk and Pardu of the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the Law Society of Upper Canada's decision to deny accreditation to Trinity Western University's proposed law school.
Canada
15 Jul 2016
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