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Quebec Human Rights Commission Drops Nearly 200 Cases After Supreme Court Ruling

Quebec Human Rights Commission Drops Nearly 200 Cases After Supreme Court Ruling

In 2016, the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal ordered Mike Ward to pay $35,000 in moral and punitive damages for making fun of Jeremy Gabriel, pictured in 2019, a singer with a disability.Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press Last year’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favor of a controversial Quebec comedian forced the province’s human rights commission …

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Quebec Human Rights Commission Drops Nearly 200 Cases After Supreme Court Ruling

Quebec Human Rights Commission Drops Nearly 200 Cases After Supreme Court Ruling

MONTREAL – Last year’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favor of a controversial Quebec comedian has forced the province’s human rights commission to close 194 discrimination complaint files in fiscal year 2021 -22. The findings are contained in the commission’s activity report for the period and mark the first time the government body has …

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Opinion: The fall of Bill 21 in Quebec could come thanks to women

Opinion: The fall of Bill 21 in Quebec could come thanks to women

Sheema Khan is the author of Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman. The notwithstanding clause of the Canadian Charter is no longer an obscure legal term. Thanks to Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s recent use of Section 33 to prevent education workers from pressuring them – he invoked the clause, or threatened …

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Runaway cows in Quebec evade capture again and again |  Radio-Canada News

Runaway cows in Quebec evade capture again and again | Radio-Canada News

Eight cowboys from Saint-Tite stopped in Saint-Sévère, Quebec. in October with their horses, a drone and a mission. They had been brought in to fight over 20 runaway Holsteins on the loose since July. Sylvain Bourgeois, manager of the Festival Western de St-Tite rodeo, says the rodeo was contacted by Marie-Andrée Cadorette, the general manager …

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