While religious freedoms are protected from state interference by the Charter, the actions of private individuals are largely governed by the provincial human rights codes.These codes prohibit discrimination in the marketplace, accommodation, and employment on the grounds of a variety of personal characteristics, including religion. Must provide programs and services in an integrated setting, unless separate or different measures are necessary to ensure equal opportunity. DOT's regulations establish specific requirements for transportation vehicles and facilities, including a requirement that all new busses must be equipped to provide services to people who use wheelchairs.
In the Guibord case in 1874, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, at that time the court of last resort for Canada within the British Empire, ruled that the civil courts of Canada have the jurisdiction to resolve disputes between members of a church and the church organization.
In 1955, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Chaput v.
Romain, regarding Jehovah's Witnesses, that all religions have equal rights, based upon tradition and the rule of law.
First of all, there are no ADA inspectors who make random visits to see whether facilities are accessible, although some state agencies may do that for entities they fund or oversee.
Thus, in most cases, ADA standards aren’t brought into play until someone challenges a business, agency, or institution in the courts.