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April 29, 2015News Release

Human Rights Tribunal ruling supports guide dogs in taxis

A blind man was awarded moral and punitive damages of $3,500 by the Human Rights Tribunal after a driver refused to let him ride in his taxi because he was accompanied by a guide dog. The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse brought the case before the court as a result of the customer's complaint.

A blind man was awarded moral and punitive damages of $3,500 by the Human Rights Tribunal after a driver refused to let him ride in his taxi because he was accompanied by a guide dog. The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse brought the case before the court as a result of the customer's complaint.

News release (French only)
Leaflet "Guide dogs and service dogs helping people with disabilities" (PDF, 257 Ko)