Pilot loses discrimination case against Bombardier
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thursday that Bombardier Inc., did not racially discriminate against a Canadian pilot by denying him training in 2004.
July 27, 2015 By The Star Phoenix
In 2010, the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal levied a $319,000 fine against Bombardier for refusing to train Javed Latif, a Canadian citizen from Pakistan. The Quebec Court of Appeal overruled the tribunal ruling and the case went before Canada’s highest court.
Latif claimed he was a victim of racial profiling by U.S. authorities and that Bombardier “acted as a conduit for their decision” when refusing to train him.