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Wearing a Hijab in Quebec Courtrooms
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2018

The Quebec Court of Appeal recently reminded us, in the matter of El-Alloul v. Procureure générale du Québec, that the Canadian Charter of Rights and


Le port du hijab devant les tribunaux au Québec
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2018

La Cour d’appel a récemment rappelé, dans l’affaire ElAlloul c. Procureure générale du Québec1, que la Charte protège le droit des citoyens à la


The Supreme Court Rules on the Duty to Consult First Nations During the Legislative Process
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2018

On October 11, 2018, in a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously dismissed an appeal brought by the Mikisew Cree First


La Cour suprême se prononce sur l’obligation de consulter les peuples autochtones dans le processus législatif
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2018

Le 11 octobre dernier, dans une décision fort attendue, la Cour suprême du Canada a unanimement rejeté le pourvoi institué


The British Columbia Supreme Court on family status discrimination: Parenting roles, stereotypes and in-flux jurisprudence
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 19 2018

The recent British Columbia Supreme Court (“BCSC”) decision in Envirocon Environmental Services, ULC v. Suen confirms that the law in British Columbia


Canada’s New Pay Equity Regime for Women in the Workforce
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • November 14 2018

Canada has one of the world’s highest participation rate of women in the workforce, but there remains a significant wage gapCanadian women earn


Employee dismissed based on family status and physical disability, Alberta Human Rights Tribunal rules
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • November 14 2018

A recent decision by the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) found that an employer, while seeking to reduce its workforce, dismissed an


When is a rule not the law? A Note on Tan and Comity in the Federal Court of Appeal
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2018

Last month, the Federal Court of Appeal issued its latest decision on judicial comity, Tan v. Canada (Attorney General). Tan is noteworthy for being


Bill 50: B.C. Government tables amendments to the Human Rights Code
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • November 5 2018

On November 1, 2018, the B.C. Government introduced the Human Rights Code Amendment Act 2018, Bill 50. The Bill largely adopts the recommendations of


New Guidance on Human Rights and Cannabis
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2018

On October 11, 2018, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released a new policy statement that provides guidance for employers related to recreational