Human Rights Expanded to Include Gender Identity in Canada

Human rights legislation protects a wide range of individuals in Canada. It prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment on obvious grounds such as age, ethnic origin, gender and disability. It also prohibits harassment and discrimination in many provinces on less obvious grounds, such as record of offenses and sexual orientation. And that less-obvious list appears to be growing, with the introduction of gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds in Ontario.

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http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/2012/07/15/human-rights-protection-expanded-to-include-gender-identity/