How has the Human Rights Tribunal treated discrimination in the context of human dignity, feelings and self respect?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Trites v. New Directions Aromatics Inc., 2014 HRTO 601 (CanLII):

The Tribunal’s jurisprudence has primarily applied two criteria in evaluating appropriate compensation for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect: the objective seriousness of the conduct and the effect on the particular applicant who experienced discrimination. See Arunachalam v. Best Buy Canada, 2010 HRTO 1880 at para. 52.

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