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28Nov
2016

Redrawing the Boundaries Applying the New Human Rights Legislation Locally

Recent changes to the BC Human Rights Code provide explicit protections against discrimination on the grounds of gender identity or expression. Local governments have a legal duty and responsibility to maintain a discrimination and harassment free environment. Due to their relatively unique position at the forefront of many types of local service delivery, local governments will necessarily be at the forefront of implementation of the steps necessary to ensure the functional protection of this newly enumerated ground.

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