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Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 8:47 AM  

Appeal by P and the Human Rights Commission from a decision setting aside a decision of the Commission that the Legal Aid Commission’s policy of not funding legal counsel for human rights complaints discriminated against disabled complainants. P suffered from episodic multiple sclerosis that compromised her ability to maintain her employment. She filed a human rights complaint against the disability insurer for providing a long-term disability plan that discriminated against persons with episodic pre-existing disabilities and her employer for failure to accommodate, harassment, and systemic discrimination....