Is obesity covered by the Canadian Human Rights Act under disability?

By: Guest
Date: 0000-00-00-00:00:00-
Obesity in and of itself is not a prohibited ground of discrimination listed in the Act, but in some cases, it can be linked to the ground of disability, under the Act. Obesity would be considered a disability if an employer, co-worker, or a service provider is alleged to have perceived and treated the complainant as if that person is disabled or if the obesity is because of a medical condition. The Commission has accepted cases dealing with obesity in circumstances where there is a perception t...
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Date: 0000-00-00-00:00:00--
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