Cite as: Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11.
Cite as: Canadian Human Rights Act, RSC 1985, c H-6.
The Canadian Human Rights Act is the central federal legislation that protects the right of individuals to freely participate without unlawful discrimination in all key aspects of society including employment.
Cite as: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Part I of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a bill of rights entrenched in the Constitution of Canada. It forms the first part of the Constitution Act, 1982. The Charter guarantees certain political rights to Canadian citizens and civil rights of everyone in Canada from the policies and actions of all levels of government. It is designed to unify Canadians around a set of principles that embody those rights.
Cite as: Human Rights Code, RSO 1990, c H-19.
The Ontario Human Rights Code is a provincial law that gives everybody equal rights and opportunities without discrimination in the social areas of: employment, accommodation, goods, services and facilities, and membership in vocational associations and trade unions.