British Columbia

BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner, Disaggregated demographic data collection in British Columbia: The grandmother perspective, September 2020.

BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner, Adding “social condition” as a protected ground to B.C.’s Human Rights Code, May 2020.


Burchill, John, Anne Clennet, Charles Dent, Raj Dir, Kasari Govender, Christine Hanson, Marie-Claude Landry, Lesley McCullough, Carey Majid, Marc-Alain Mallet, and Brenda Picard, Open letter calling for a national strategy for the collection of disaggregated health data, June 5, 2020.


The BC Human Rights Commissioner’s powers under the BC Human Rights Code include promoting compliance with international human rights obligations. As part of this power, the Commissioner routinely makes submissions in relation to international conventions, treaties, and other international instruments.

BCOHRC planning and reporting

Our planning cycle is anchored by a series of cascading plans and reports including a five-year Strategic Plan, a three-year Service Plan and an Annual Report.