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Articles about ‘genetic discrimination’

Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Passes in Parliament

  • March 10, 2017
  • BakerLaw
  • Comments Off on Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Passes in Parliament

Bill S-201-the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act was passed by Parliament this week. This Act seeks to prevent persons from being compelled to undergo genetic testing and to protect the results of genetic testing from disclosure. You can read more about the Act here (link).

You can read more about genetic discrimination as a legal issue in our previous blog post here (link). » Read the rest

Genetic Discrimination in Canada

  • December 7, 2015
  • Kimberly Srivastava
  • Comments Off on Genetic Discrimination in Canada

You may have seen the advertisements on TV or on the subway for at-home kits or private clinic genetic testing. While there are many benefits to having the testing done, there are also serious implications of which you should be aware including implications for your insurance. Read bakerlaw’s Think Paper on the subject here (link to paper). » Read the rest

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