Human rights legislation in Ontario a study of social action by Herbert Alvin Sohn

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  • Civil rights -- Ontario,
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Ontario

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Statementby Herbert A. Sohn.
ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 406 leaves.
Number of Pages406
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Open LibraryOL18739019M

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The Canadian Bill of Rights was the country’s first federal law to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms. It was considered groundbreaking when it was enacted by the government of John Diefenbaker in But it proved too limited and ineffective, mainly because it applies only to federal statutes and not provincial ones.The Ontario Human Rights Code is a provincial anti-discrimination law that applies to workplaces, housing, services, facilities, and to contracts or agreements.

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