Board of Inquiry into Discrimination Begins Nov. 25

An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Jennifer Smith and Javonna Borden v. Bob’s Taxi Limited and/or Aleksey Osipenkov is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Nov 25.

Ms. Smith and Ms. Borden allege that Bob’s Taxi Limited and/or Mr. Osipenkov, discriminated against Ms. Smith’s two children and Ms. Borden on account of their race and/or colour by refusing to provide them with service. Bob’s Taxi and Mr. Osipenkov deny any discrimination occurred.

The board of inquiry is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., in the Valardo Room at Dartmouth Sportsplex, 110 Wyse Rd., Dartmouth. The board chair, Dennis James, is independent of the commission, which is representing the public interest at the inquiry.

Source: Release

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