Disability Rights

Disability Rights

This page contains summaries of some of the most important cases published in C.H.R.R. on this topic (arranged chronologically).

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Treatment of Wheelchair User in Theatre Discriminatory

Canadian Odeon Theatres Ltd. v. Huck (1985), 6 C.H.R.R. D/2682 (Sask. C.A.)

Giving two sets of reasons for its decision, the Court of Appeal unanimously allows the appeal of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and Michael Huck from a decision of the Court of Queen's Bench which ruled that Huck was not discriminated against by Canadian Odeon Theatres because of physical disability.

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