Thursday, August 16, 2007

Blind man wins case after cabby refused dog

VANCOUVER - A blind man denied service from a Muslim taxi driver for "religious reasons" has been awarded $2,500, the result of a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal discrimination settlement reached on Friday and made public yesterday.

Bruce Gilmour estimates that Vancouver taxi drivers have passed him over "a hundred times, maybe 150 times" since he acquired his first guide dog in 1984. But an incident one evening last year with North Shore Taxi Ltd. was
"the straw that broke the camel's back."

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous6:37 PM

    Brilliant Islamophobic videorant from Pat Condell. Watch it before it's banned!