Human Rights

Human rights law in Canada has since the 1970s been protected in various provinces through provincial human rights codes and at the federal level by virtue of the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Human rights law in Canada has since the 1970s been protected in various provinces through provincial human rights codes and at the federal level by virtue of the Canadian Human Rights Act. With some variation under these human rights codes, it is prohibited to discriminate against persons on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

We assist clients in advising them on their rights, drafting complaints and representing them before provincial and federal human rights tribunals in Canada including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, Canadian Human Rights Commission and Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.