Entry #1183: LGBT housing discrimination in British Columbia

Current Version

RegionBritish Columbia
IssueLGBT housing discrimination
StatusSexual orientation only
Start Date1977
End DateJul 25, 2016
DescriptionCanadian Human Rights Act (1977, cited 1985) Gender identity is not spelled out in the BC Human Rights Code. However, there are a set of strict guidelines of exempt cases for housing protections on the basis of sexual orientation.
Sourceshttp://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/h-6/


Revision History (3)

Revision by vviet93

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End Date9999-12-122016-07-25

Revision by vviet93

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NoteCanadian Human Rights Act (1977, cited 1985) Gender identity is not spelled out in the BC Human Rights CodeCanadian Human Rights Act (1977, cited 1985) Gender identity is not spelled out in the BC Human Rights Code. However, there are a set of strict guidelines of exempt cases for housing protections on the basis of sexual orientation.

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation only
NoteCanadian Human Rights Act (1977, cited 1985)Canadian Human Rights Act (1977, cited 1985) Gender identity is not spelled out in the BC Human Rights Code
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "1) the Canadian Human Rights act does not list gender identity or even gender. 2) Federal law is insufficient in this case to discuss the legality of housing discrimination in BC."

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