Conservatives appointed tribunal chair on leave after devastating court ruling

The chair of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has taken a leave of absence.

APTN National News
The chair of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has taken a leave of absence.

Shirish Chotalia had only been chair of the tribunal since 2009.

Last week, a Federal Court judge took her to task over a discrimination case against the government that Chotalia dismissed.

APTN National News reporter Trish Allison reports.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.