Why Andrew Scheer’s weak leadership is bad for all Canadians
Andrew Scheer’s weak leadership is bad for all of Canada because he doesn’t provide the Conservative counterweight our democracy needs.
By choosing to enforce Yaniv’s human rights, the strong arm of the state is reaching down into the personal lives of these women and forcing them to do a very intimate act against their own personal convictions. Such a scenario is the antithesis of a free society.
Section 37 of the BC Human Rights Code allows the tribunal to make an award of damages to a complainant for “injury to dignity, feelings, and self-respect”. The tribunal is permitted to award any amount for this that it sees fit.