What is the test for continuing contravention of human rights legislation?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Okanagan Valley Association of the Deaf obo others v. St. John Society and another, 2018 BCHRT 150 (CanLII):

A “continuing contravention” must be interpreted in a manner consistent with the liberal and purposive interpretation which must be applied to human rights legislation in order to ensure that “the rights enunciated are given their full recognition and effect”: CN v. Canada (Canadian Human Rights Commission), 1987 CanLII 109 (SCC), [1987] 1 SCR 1114, p. 11334.

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