Jun 052019
 


Audio as heard on WBCQ

Is veganism a creed subject to protection under the Human Rights Commission of Ontario? We may soon find out as a firefighter has filed a complaint against his employer on the grounds that his diet was not sufficiently accommodated whilst fighting a massive forest fire in B.C.. He self-identifies as an “ethical vegan” which he claims is a creed and therefore must be catered to by his employer.

What exactly is a creed and what obligations do employers have to accommodate the personal preferences of their employees?

Join Danielle and Robert as they discuss so-called “human rights” versus personal choices.

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