How has the BC Human Rights Tribunal treated the discriminatory application of a policy in discrimination cases?

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):

The Tribunal, in cases of complaints relating to the discriminatory application of policy, has not treated the application of the policy as a one-time event which thereafter has continuing effects or consequences, but rather as an ongoing series of separate contraventions over the life of the policy: Johnston obo Others v. City of Vancouver, 2014 BCHRT 277, at para. 41.

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