This section has been organized to allow you to search for human rights decisions by ground, court level or date. The protected grounds we have categorized is the first column on the left alphabetized.

Some of the leading decisions to help you understand the foundations of the current common law approach to human rights include; British Columbia (Public Service Employee Relations Commission) v. BCGSEU, [1999] 3 S.C.R. 3 [hereinafter “Meiorin”], McGill University Health Centre (Montreal General Hospital) v. Syndicat des employés de l’Hôpital général de Montréal, [2007] 1 S.C.R. 161, 2007 SCC 4,

Other leading decisions include Moore v. British Columbia (Education), 2012 SCC 61, [2012] 3 S.C.R. 360, Quebec (Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse) v. Bombardier Inc. (Bombardier Aerospace Training Center), 2015 SCC 39 and Bhinder v. CN, [1985] 2 S.C.R. 561. The most recent leading Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding human rights is Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30.