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Society's Condemnation Of Sexual Harassment Recognized By The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal
In a recent decision, the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal sounded the alarm over sexual harassment in the workplace.
Canada
8 Aug 2019
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Modern Slavery: Canada Moves Closer To Supply Chain Legislation
More draft legislation is set to be tabled in Parliament imposing obligations on Canadian companies' supply chains.
Canada
17 Apr 2019
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Consultations Open On The UN "Zero Draft" Treaty On Business And Human Rights
This treaty could have far-reaching implications for Canadian businesses involved in transnational activities.
Canada
15 Mar 2019
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Modern Slavery Legislation – Canada May Follow The Global Trend
Canada may be the next jurisdiction to regulate modern slavery in global supply chains, following California, the UK, France and Australia
Canada
3 Jan 2019
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Two Generics, One Hearing: Federal Court Orders Common Trial On Patent Validity Issues In Section 6 Actions
The Federal Court has ordered that the trial of two actions brought under the post-CETA Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations (the Regulations), against two separate generics,
Canada
27 Nov 2018
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Objects Of Religious Belief And The Duty To Consult: SCC Releases Ktunaxa Nation Decision
On November 2, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, involving the Ktunaxa Nation's opposition to the Jumbo Valley ski resort, ...
Canada
9 Nov 2017
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Local Doesn't Make The Grade: The Need To Accommodate Employees With Anxiety When Writing Qualifying Exams
Like most regulated trades, carpenters undertake an apprenticeship program which consists of on-the-job and in school training.
Canada
18 Oct 2017
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Proposed Amendments To The Ontario Human Rights Code Include New Prohibited Grounds Of Discrimination
These new grounds would be in addition to the prohibited grounds already covered in the Code, with one notable exception, as explained below.
Canada
13 Oct 2017
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Corporate Human Rights 2017 Benchmark Shows Companies At Relatively Early Stage In Implementing UN Guiding Principles On Human Rights
The Corporate Human Rights 2017 Benchmark is a pilot project led by a not-for-profit company backed by a number of global investment management firms, governmental departments...
Canada
8 Jun 2017
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Canadian Government Looks To Supreme Court Of Canada For Opinion On The Constitutionality Of The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act
In March 2017, Parliament gave third reading to Bill S-201, also known as the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act.
Canada
27 Apr 2017
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Canada Passes Legislation Protecting Genetic Information
The Canadian Parliament recently passed Bill S-201, the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, which protects individuals from having to disclose information related to genetic testing and test results.
Canada
18 Apr 2017
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International Human Rights Claim Allowed To Proceed In Canada Cementing Legal Risks For Canadian Companies Operating Abroad
In the recent decision of Araya v Nevsun Resources Ltd., the British Columbia Supreme Court has refused to strike proceedings based on human rights abuses alleged to have occurred at a mine located in Eritrea and owned and operated by an indirect subsidiary of a Vancouver-based mining company, allowing the claim to proceed to trial.
Canada
10 Dec 2016
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Back To School And Family Status Accommodation
Now that the school year is in full swing, family and childcare responsibilities have increased. This is a good time for employers to prepare for family status accommodation requests.
Canada
18 Oct 2016
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The Duty To Accommodate Employees Suffering From Drug Addiction Or Alcoholism In Quebec
As a result, all parties have to participate actively in the accommodation process.
Canada
15 Aug 2016
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Take Pride: Celebrating And Accommodating Inclusion
A notable development is the amendments made by the Province of British Columbia on July 25th to the BC Human Rights Code to add "gender identity or expression" as a prohibited ground of discrimination.
Canada
2 Aug 2016
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Continuing Effects of Workplace Policies aren't New Incidents or Series of Incidents under the Ontario Human Rights Code
Section 34 offers certainty and protection to employers by imposing time limits on claims brought under the Ontario Human Rights Code ("the Code").
Canada
15 Jul 2016
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Commercial and Legal Considerations of Marijuana Legalization
The Government of Canada's proposal to legalize marijuana for recreational use in 2017 has been the focus of considerable media attention, and has spurred the interest of individuals and companies desiring to enter the budding industry. This article will highlight some of the potential commercial and legal issues that will likely confront prospective market entrants.
Canada
3 Jun 2016
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OHRC Takes a Stand on Gendered Dress Codes
The Human Rights Commission of Ontario ("HRCO") very recently clarified its stance on gender-specific dress codes by issuing a policy position on the subject.
Canada
24 May 2016
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Restaurant Fined For Failure To Accommodate Patron With Psychological Disabilities
In P.G.v. Groupe Restaurant Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. o/a Baton Rouge Restaurant ("Groupe"), the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ("HRTO") awarded $12,000 in damages against a franchise restaurant ...
Canada
5 May 2016
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Federal Court Finds That The Marihuana For Medical Purposes Regulations Are Unconstitutional
In a decision released on February 24, 2016, Allard v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2016 FC 236, the Federal Court declared the entire Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations to be unconstitutional.
Canada
9 Mar 2016
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