Newfoundland (Treasury Board) v. N.A.P.E.

@article{Koshan2006NewfoundlandB,
  title={Newfoundland (Treasury Board) v. N.A.P.E.},
  author={Jennifer Koshan},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Women and the Law},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={321 - 371}
}
The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Newfoundland (Treasury Board) v. N.A.P.E. is a clear example of the manipulability of legal doctrine and the power of political objectives. Well-established legal principles should have lined up neatly to support a favourable outcome for the equality rights claimants in NAPE, whose pay equity entitlements were, by the admission of the government, ‘‘erased’’ for a period of three years. This did not happen because the Supreme Court of Canada decided that… CONTINUE READING

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