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Canadian tribunal decisions

Cindy Blackstock
First Nations children experience service delays, disruptions and denials due to jurisdictional payment disputes within and between federal and provincial/territorial governments. The House of Commons sought to ensure First Nations children could access government services on the same terms as other children when it unanimously passed a private members motion in support of Jordan's Principle in 2007. Jordan's Principle states that when a jurisdictional dispute arises regarding public services for a First Nations child that are otherwise available to other children, the government of first contact pays for the service and addresses payment disputes later...
June 2016: Paediatrics & Child Health
Joaquín Zuckerberg
This paper has as its objective the generation of a debate over different alternatives of models of oversight and monitoring of fundamental rights of people suffering mental disorder. The Consent and Capacity Board of the province of Ontario, Canada will be considered. The Board is one of the oldest and leading administrative tribunals in the area of mental health. The paper will analyse the place of the Board in the Canadian legal system and the fundamental distinctions with similar Canadian mental health tribunals...
January 2008: Vertex: Revista Argentina de Psiquiatriá
P E Graham, N M Miller, M Harel-Raviv
Two recent Canadian judgements regarding the application of human rights legislation to dentistry and HIV-seropositive patients are summarized and discussed. In the Ontario case of Jerome v. DeMarco, the Ontario Human Rights tribunal found that seropositivity constitutes a "handicap" under human rights legislation. However, the tribunal dismissed the claim by a seropositive patient that he had been illegally discriminated against by a dentist who, on learning the patient was seropositive, delayed treating him until the end of the day...
June 1995: Journal—Canadian Dental Association, Journal de L'Association Dentaire Canadienne
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