The Canadian Human Rights Act protects people in Canada from discrimination when they are employed by or receive services from the federal government, First Nations governments or private companies that are regulated by the federal government.
Grounds of discrimination protected under the Canadian Human Rights Act:
national or ethnic origin
gender identity or expression
a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended
For more information on how to file a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission, visit the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s website.