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The Government of Canada introduces legislation to prevent barbaric cultural practices in Canada

On November 5, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the Government of Canada had tabled its proposed Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act. The proposed Act is intended to amend the current Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code for the purpose of preventing barbaric cultural practices from taking place in Canada.

 

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Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with allowable claim for meals; an employer’s workplace investigation; and how the court dealt with an employee’s criminal sentence.

 

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