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Charter rights: Equality rights

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The idea that all people should be treated equally is a core value in Canadian society. In fact, equality rights are enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2018
  • Time to read: 5 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Brock Martland, KC, Martland & Saulnier

Brock Martland, KC, Martland & Saulnier

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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