Human Rights Damage Awards



Case Tribunal


Facts Summary Compensatory and Lost Income Awards
Senyk v WFG Agency Network (#2) BCHRT

Oct 2008

Physical and mental disability $35,000
UBC v Kelly B.C. Court of Appeal BCCA


Mental disability $75,000. The award of the tribunal was set aside upon first review and later restored by the BCCA. There was also a significant lost income award
UBC v Kelly was high side award. Important that Court of Appeal set aside JR review which described the Tribunal award as "patently unreasonable" on first review
Francis v BC Ministry of Justice #5 BCHRT

Jan 2021

mental illness due to adverse conduct of employer due to race $176,000 after 20% contingency discount ($220,000 in total prior to discount)