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When it comes to this topic, there is no “one-size fits all” approach. The Ontario Human Rights Code does not protect people on the basis of “religion” per se, but rather protects against discrimination on the basis of “creed”.

While there is no definition of “creed” in the Code, in the 1996 Policy on Creed and the Accommodation of Religious Observances (amended in December 2009 with further amendments on the horizon), the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the “OHRC”) adopted the following definition: Creed is interpreted to mean “religious creed” or “religion”.

RT tips for how employers should approach religious/creed-based accommodation requests There are a few helpful principles to keep in mind when assessing a request for religious accommodation: There is no foolproof how-to guide or one-stop depot for religious accommodation in the workplace, but employers who take a reasoned approach to assessing these requests can achieve workable solutions and avoid unfavourable scrutiny by the HRTO.

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We mused that it would be helpful to have a “Human Rights Depot” for religious accommodation accoutrements.

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