You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Deaf Metis woman wins human rights case against UBC, St. Paul’s Hospital – Vancouver Sun

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2015426 Views

Tribunal awards lost wages and $35,000 for loss of dignity and self-respect

July 8, 2015

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has awarded a deaf Métis woman lost wages and $35,000 for injury to her dignity and self-respect for not being provided with sign language interpreters during her University of B.C. medical residency.

“The discrimination entirely undermined her optimism, brilliance and efforts,” said tribunal member Marlene Tyshynski in a written decision released June 30.

“I find that the discrimination had a profound impact on (Dr. Jessica Dunkley), a person with so much to contribute on the brink of her professional career. She was plagued by the uncertainty and fear that her dream of working as a doctor was coming to an end, and the dream of her Dad seeing his daughter succeed was gone. Indeed, she lost her residency.

Read More:

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More