Is it in the public interest to ensure that prisoners have access to life saving medication? That was the situation faced by our client. He was denied his HIV medication 36 times over a two year period. His doctor thought it was important and expressed concern in writing to prison officials. The doctor described the significant public health risk this delay posed to our client and to the public at large. Our client filed a human rights discrimination claim, but he was late in doing so. This is not surprising.Read more
In recent media releases, Tim Hortons has defended its use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in its franchises, and affirmed a commitment to “create a positive, fair work environment for all of [its] team members”.
CLAS will be heading to the BC Court of Appeal seeking to uphold a decision of the BC Human Rights Tribunal that engages freedom of religion and access to justice rights.Read more