Tribunal Confirms the test for Family status discrimination is no different than for other grounds of discrimination
- March 30, 2021
- Anoop Kalsi
- Comments Off on Tribunal Confirms the test for Family status discrimination is no different than for other grounds of discrimination
Family status discrimination has been a hot issue at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, particularly because the test for family status discrimination may not have been as clear as some would hope. Much of the confusion arises as to whether the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Canada (Attorney General) v. » Read the rest
- December 7, 2018
- Anoop Kalsi
- Comments Off on ODSP definition change will pose difficulties for persons with mental health disabilities
Ontario’s recent change to the definition of disability will result in difficulties for those who suffer from mental health disabilities to qualify for assistance under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
The government’s change includes aligning the definition of disability with the federal government’s definition under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). » Read the rest
- October 16, 2017
- Comments Off on New OHRC policy statement explains the duty to accommodate under Ontario’s Human Rights Code
On October 12, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released a new policy statement explaining the purpose and importance of the duty to accommodate under the Ontario Human Rights Code (Code). Read the full statement here (link).