Infidel Blind man wins human rights case after Muslim restaurant bars guide dog

Gregory Scott Hill just wanted a warm bite to eat.

But when he, his wife, and his guide dog walked into a Toronto Ali Baba’s Restaurant on a bitterly cold February afternoon in 2013, an employee told them the dog had to go.

“Why do I gotta go through this?” Hill, 52, recalls thinking. “It’s tough enough to get around being a blind guy, but to have to be fighting just for your rights all the time,” he says, trailing off.

“We’re not in 1955 anymore. This is 2014 — and Canada yet.”

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently agreed, ruling in Hill’s favour on a discrimination complaint he filed in April last year.

This is a rare win…

h/t LRC