freedom of religion


  • Employee cites ethical veganism as a creed

    Employee cites ethical veganism as a creed

    May 22, 2019

    A firefighter's allegation that he was unfairly disciplined for seeking vegan meals while working in British Columbia may force the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to articulate whether Ontario's Human Rights Code protects veganism as a creed.

  • Court says doctors must make referrals, despite religious objections

    Court says doctors must make referrals, despite religious objections

    May 15, 2019

    A ruling from the Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld a lower court’s finding regarding whether doctors in Ontario must do referrals for patients who are seeking medical assistance for procedures where the doctors have religious objections.

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