Human rights

Criminal law specialist explains police enforcement powers under Ontario's stay-at-home order

Criminal law specialist explains police enforcement powers under Ontario's stay-at-home order

Police's ability to enforce order 'very circumscribed,' says Joseph Neuberger

Human Rights Commission urges colleges, universities to ensure equitable, inclusive environments

Human Rights Commission urges colleges, universities to ensure equitable, inclusive environments

OHRC's letter addresses media reports of discrimination, xenophobia, targeting in academic settings

Religious groups organizing Charter challenges to latest Stage One COVID lockdown

Religious groups organizing Charter challenges to latest Stage One COVID lockdown

So far, courts deferring to public health orders due to the severity of the pandemic, says lawyer

Court of Appeal finds University of Waterloo discriminated against disabled applicant

Court of Appeal finds University of Waterloo discriminated against disabled applicant

First time Grismer/Meiorin test applied in university admissions context, says lawyer

Four years after Indigenous man's human rights case, Cleveland removing 'Indians' from team name

Four years after Indigenous man's human rights case, Cleveland removing 'Indians' from team name

Douglas Cardinal challenged team's name and logo when they played Toronto Blue Jays in 2016 ACLS

Human rights commissions welcome Facebook’s new safeguards against discriminatory ad targeting

Human rights commissions welcome Facebook’s new safeguards against discriminatory ad targeting

Ads on housing, employment, credit should comply with human rights laws: commissions