Tag: Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

Genetic Discrimination and Liberal Backbenchers’ Opposition

A recent vote in Canada's House of Commons criminalized the practise of genetic discrimination. http://bit.ly/1U9KavY

Last Wednesday, the House of Commons passed Liberal MP Rob Oliphant’s Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, also known as Bill S-201, thereby outlawing the practise of genetic discrimination in Canada. In other words, individuals may not be discriminated against due to genetic…