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Who guards the guardians? Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission makes costly procedural mistakes

“In my view, it would be contrary to the public interest for the Commission to avoid liability for costs in situations where it has mishandled a complaint to the degree seen in this case.” In Tessier v. Nova Scotia (Human Rights Commission) et al 2014 NSSC 65 (CanLII), the Nova Scotia Supreme Court (NSSC) ruled

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Supreme Court of Canada to rule on expanding reach of mandatory retirement

Should individuals who are not technically “employees” be afforded the same protections as employees, even though they are self-employed? The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada to grant leave to appeal from the British Columbia Court of Appeal’s decision in McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 2012 BCCA 313 will tackle just how

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