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NEWS RELEASE
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An order to pay $91,905 in damages for the physical, psychological, financial and sexual exploitation of persons with disabilities

Montréal, June 4 2020 – The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse welcomes a judgment obtained from the Human Rights Tribunal in a case involving the exploitation of persons with disabilities. The Tribunal concluded that a couple had been the target of physical, psychological and financial exploitation, as well as sexual exploitation in the case of the complainant. The Tribunal also recognized that their dignity had been violated, in particular by abusing their trust, and awarded $63,000 in moral damages to the victims.

News release (French only)