Risk Management Articles

Police

  • Human Rights Tribunal Dismisses Complaint

    In a decision released last month, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal dismissed a human rights complaint against the Victoria Police Department which alleged discrimination on the basis of ancestry, race, colour, sex, and disability.
  • Liability for Detention and Search

    A City of Victoria police constable briefly stopped and searched an individual following a reported break and enter. The entire exchange took about seven minutes, after which the individual was released. He later brought an action against the City of Victoria claiming damages for breaches of his rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms