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Ontario Government Extends Consultation Beyond Sex Education
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2018

Premier Doug Ford’s campaign promise that he would consult widely on rewriting the controversial sex-education curriculum has been expanded into a


Free Speech on University and College Campuses in Ontario: Policies Now Mandated by January 1, 2019
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2018

The Ontario government has indicated that colleges and universities in the province will have until January 1, 2019 "to develop, implement and comply


Game, Set, Equality! The Human Rights Tribunal’s Decision on Gender Equality in Recreational Tennis
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2018

Miller v. InterCounty Tennis Association is a recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”), which highlights the broad


Salaries Paid To Student Employees: An Important Decision by the Québec Human Rights Tribunal Regarding Discrimination Based on Social Condition and Age
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2018

On May 11, 2018, the Québec Human Rights Tribunal(the “Tribunal”) ordered the Aluminerie de Bécancour (“ABI”) to pay its student employees damages to


Tribunal Finds That School Boards Are Not Required to Give Parents “Absolute Power” to Make Decisions About Education
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2018

On December 29, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) released its decision in U.M. v. York Region District School Board. In


Supreme Court of Canada Adopts a Broad Interpretation of Discrimination “Regarding Employment” under the B.C. Human Rights Code
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2018

Can an employee claim discrimination under the B.C. Human Rights Code (the “Code”) against a co-worker on a job site who is not a superior and has a


Human Rights Law: 2017 In Review
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2018

Human rights issues continue to be amongst the most common and tricky issues affecting employers today. Key developments in the case law reflect


"Forced Labour" Case To Go To Trial
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2017

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently confirmed that customary international law may be used as a basis to seek damages from B.C. Companies


Tribunal Rules That Requests for Guide Dog in Classroom Must be Assessed Based on Each Student's Educational Needs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2017

On August 30, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal for Ontario (“HRTO”) released its decision in J.F. v Waterloo Catholic District School Board, 2017 HRTO


Employers May Request an Independent Medical Examination (IME) in Certain Circumstances
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2017

The Superior Court of Justice affirmed the Tribunal's decision that in certain circumstances, the employer's procedural duty to accommodate may permit