Canada (Canadian Human Rights Commission) v Canada (Attorney General) (Mowat)

  • October 13, 2020
  • BakerLaw
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Canada (Canadian Human Rights Commission) v. Canada (Attorney General) (Mowat), 2011 SCC 53, [2011] 3 SCR 471; the Supreme Court of Canada ruled the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s does not have the power to award legal costs. Unfortunately, this case has a negative impact on our clients. This means that clients are unable to recover legal costs after human rights tribunal hearings.