As deadline for submissions on draft legislation passes, human rights expert says proposed changes no improvement to system
September 16, 2002 |
(Vancouver) Human rights expert Shelagh Day says the provincial government's recommended changes to BC's human rights system are a giant step in the wrong direction. She says the proposed new legislation takes the public interest out of the system and reduces it to a complaint-handling system for private disputes. The deadline for submissions on the draft legislation, Bill 53,a was yesterday.
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