What is the test for establishing discrimination against a group of people who support victims of sexual abuse?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers of Canada (CAW - Canada) Local 111 v. Coast Mountain Bus Company (No. 9), 2008 BCHRT 52 (CanLII):

To establish discrimination, a complainant need not prove that the protected ground was the sole or even the primary cause of the alleged behaviour; it is sufficient that the protected ground was one of the factors that influenced the conduct complained of: Nixon v. Vancouver Rape Relief Society, 2002 BCHRT 1, para. 131.

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