A recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal appears to have changed the criteria for the type of employer conduct that will constitute prima facie discrimination on the basis of family status.
On December 22, 2022, the Quebec Court of Appeal decided to allow a class action to proceed where there was an allegation that Facebook allowed for advertisers to discriminate against Quebec users on the prohibited grounds of age, race and gender in relation to advertising for employment and housing.
In Yan v 30 Forensic Engineering Inc., 2022 HRTO 649, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) dismissed allegations of discrimination and harassment with respect to employment because of race, place of origin, sex, marital status, age, disability, and reprisal, contrary to the Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c.H. 19 (the “Code”).