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Notable Canadian cases

Links on this page take you to CanLII Connects, a site with high-quality commentary from the legal community on Canadian court decisions.

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.

To suggest other notable cases for inclusion, please contact the Equity & Access Officer.

CULTURAL COMPETENCE

Courts – Judges – Impartiality –  Reasonable apprehension of bias
R v S (RD), [1997] 3 SCR 484

Criminal law – Procedure – Jury selection – Challenge for cause
R v Kennedy, 2013 ONSC 6419

Criminal law – Procedure – Jury selection – Challenge for cause
R v Fraser, 2011 NSCA 70

Criminal law – Sentencing
R v Gladue, [1999] 1 SCR 688

Criminal law – Sentencing
R v Armitage, 2015 ONCJ 64

Criminal law – Sentencing
R v “X”, 2014 NSPC 95

HUMAN RIGHTS

Constitutional law – Charter of Rights – Aboriginal rights and freedoms – Right to equality
R v Kapp, 2008 SCC 41, [2008] 2 SCR 483

Human rights – Discrimination – Disability
Moore v British Columbia (Education), 2012 SCC 61, [2012] 3 SCR 360

Human rights – Discrimination – Race, ancestry or place of origin
Cardinal v. Douglas College and another, 2013 BCHRT 64

 
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