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System failing Arabs, Muslims, study says

Thursday, July 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Geoff Kirbyson

Canadians might pride themselves on being an open and inclusive society but they’ve still got a long way to go if you ask Reem Bahdi.

The associate professor of law at the University of Windsor recently wrapped up an extensive examination of more than 200 tribunal outcomes of human rights claims made by Arabs and Muslims across the country from 2002 to 2015. And her findings don’t paint us in as nearly a favourable light as many might expect.

She found that the Canadian human rights...