N.S. inquiry finds that hospital violated human rights of people with disabilities – Halifax

N.S. inquiry finds that hospital violated human rights of people with disabilities - Halifax

A human rights inquiry has found that the human rights of three people with intellectual disabilities were violated by confining them in a Nova Scotia hospital ward for more than a decade. The applicants in the case – Beth MacLean, Joseph Delaney and the late Sheila Livingstone – had argued that the province should have […]

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Six employees file human rights complaints against UBC alleging discrimination – BC

Six employees file human rights complaints against UBC alleging discrimination - BC

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is facing several human rights complaints for allegedly denying employees promotions, terminating them because of a disability or for being pregnant. The Association of Administrative and Professional Staff is the union that represents about 4,500 UBC employees. Executive director Joey Hansen said the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has agreed […]

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