Notable Canadian cases
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The Canadian court cases linked here are matters in which diversity, substantive equality and freedom from discrimination are at issue or the written decision provides valuable discussion.
This list is selective, not comprehensive.
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Courts – Judges – Impartiality – Reasonable apprehension of bias
R v S (RD),  3 SCR 484
Criminal law – Sentencing
R v Gladue,  1 SCR 688
Constitutional law – Charter of Rights – Aboriginal rights and freedoms – Right to equality
R v Kapp, 2008 SCC 41,  2 SCR 483
Human rights – Discrimination – Disability
Moore v British Columbia (Education), 2012 SCC 61,  3 SCR 360
Human rights – Discrimination – Race, ancestry or place of origin
Cardinal v. Douglas College and another, 2013 BCHRT 64