Information About Rights Angle
- Calgary's Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw
By Auska AdhikariThe newly proposed Bylaw 47M2021, entitled Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw, was approved by the Calgary City Council on June 2, 2021. The Bylaw will come into full effect on January 1, 2022. It is being implemented to “ensure it reaches as many pet owners as possible with an attempt … Read more »
- COVID-19 | Are Vaccine Passports Controversial?
By Myrna El Fakhry TuttleReposted from LawNow 45(6) with permissionVaccine passports could be required to travel, to access some locations, or to receive goods and services. What should we be concerned about?As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines speeds up in Canada and around the world, we are talking … Read more »
- Does Elite Sport Respect Young Athletes’ Human Rights?
By Myrna El Fakhry TuttleReposted from LawNow 45(6) with permissionWe all enjoy watching national and international sports events. But most of us have no idea about an athlete’s journey to make it to these events.To become elite athletes and reach the top of their sport, children may leave their fam … Read more »
- Accessibility Legislation Across Canada: The current situation
by Linda McKay-PanosReposted from LawNow 45(6) with permissionThe Accessible Canada Act and similar legislation in four provinces address systemic barriers of accessibility.According to Statistics Canada (2017), 22% of Canadians over the age of 15 live with at least one disability that limits their … Read more »
- Disabilities, Accommodation and Mask Rules: Human Rights Commission weighs in
By Linda McKay-PanosReposted from LawNow 45(5) with permissionRecently, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal declined to accept a complaint in a case called The Customer v The Store, 2021 BCHRT 39 (The Customer). Since November of 2020, due to COVID-19, masks have been mandatory indoors in B.C … Read more »