Lawyer Wendy Hulton Quoted in a Financial Post Article on Mortgage Discrimination Case

August 2, 2017
Toronto Lawyer Wendy Hulton was recently quoted in the article “Federal Court of Appeal sides with medical pot grower in home mortgage discrimination case,” published by the Financial Post.

The Federal Court ordered the Canadian Human Rights Commission to reconsider a discrimination claim by a licensed medical marijuana grower after the Bank of Nova Scotia called in his up-to-date mortgage.

Ms. Hulton said the ruling reflects the evolution of popular and judicial attitudes to marijuana, particularly with its impending legalization for recreational use less than a year off.

“The facts in this case arose in 2009, which was three sets of regulations ago,” she said. “Justice (Keith) Boswell recognize this and bent over backwards to send off signals that things have changed since then.”

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