New BC Legislation Declares its “Your Body, Your Choice – Even Online™”
New proposed legislation in BC titled the Intimate Images Protection Act seeks to provide new forms of redress for people who’ve experienced the harm of having their intimate images distributed without consent. It will also assist people who have received threats that their intimate images will be distributed.
Human Rights Tribunal Finds BC Child Protection Agency Discriminated, Awards Afro-Indigenous Mother $150,000 Compensation
In a recent decision, the BC Human Rights Tribunal held that an Indigenous mother was discriminated against in her interactions with a child protection agency that retained custody of her children and strictly restricted her access to them for nearly three years. The mother was awarded $150,000 as compensation for injury to her dignity, feelings,…
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