The project Social Condition as a Prohibited Ground of Discrimination in Canada is part of a cooperation agreement between the HRREC and the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). The purpose of the project is to contribute to the CHRC’s research on socio-economic rights to the development of relevant policy on this matter.
During the 2017, the Human Rights Clinic carried a critical review regarding the arguments used for and against including social condition as a prohibited ground of discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. The research assessed the evidence that supports each argument and identified potential gaps.
Project Partner: Canadian Human Rights Commission
Academic Advisors: Professors John Packer and David Wiseman
Project Coordinator: Kirsten van Houten, HRREC Member