Government of B.C.

Human Rights

Human rights belong to all British Columbians. They are fundamental to creating and sustaining a fair and civilised society, and they help to ensure that all British Columbians can participate fully in the economic, social, political and cultural life of the province.

Ending Mandatory Retirement

British Columbia’s Human Rights Code protects all people 19 and over from discrimination because of their age.

Guide Dog & Service Dog Certification

Guide and service dogs help people with disabilities avoid hazards or perform tasks. Guide dogs help people with visual impairments while service dogs help people with other kinds of disabilities such as hearing impairments and epilepsy. They can help a person navigate through public areas, alert them to sounds, open doors and do other tasks.

Human Rights Protection

British Columbia has a law to protect and promote human rights. It is called the B.C. Human Rights Code or the Code. The Code helps to protect you from discrimination and harassment.

Human Rights Protection

Learn more about human rights protection in British Columbia.

BC Human Rights Tribunal

The Human Rights Tribunal mediates and adjudicates complaints under the Human Rights Code.

BC Human Rights Clinic

The Human Rights Clinic assists people who need help dealing with a provincial human rights complaint.

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