Grounds of Discrimination

Activities protected by human rights legislation include employment, accommodation and facilities, and meeting special needs. 1. Employment Everyone has a right to “equal treatment with respect to employment” in the job application process, as well as in training, transfers, promotions, apprenticeship, dismissal, and layoffs. CONSTRUCTIVE AND DIRECT DISCRIMINATION Constructive Discrimination – employment policies that inadvertently…

Overview of Evidence Used in Criminal Trials

Evidence—Any proof legally presented through witnesses, records, documents, exhibits or other concrete objects for the purpose of introducing belief in the minds of the court, judge or jury. The rules of evidence are found in The Canada Evidence Act. Purpose—Evidence is information that proves or disproves disputed facts. Evidence must be legally obtained, admissible and…