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Senate Public Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
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An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination
Short Title
Genetic Non-Discrimination Act
Statute of Canada
2017, c. 3
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2017-05-04)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Amanda Jerome . Genetic Non-Discrimination Act creates fundamental change for insurance industry . The Lawyer's Daily , 2017
  • Genetic testing threatens the insurance industry. Economist, 424(9052), August 3, 2017
  • SCC to look at constitutionality of genetic discrimination ban nixed by ex-AG Canada but supported by new AG . Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily, January 24, 2019
  • Should babies be sequenced ?. Bonnie Rochman. Scientific American, 316(3):72-75, March 2017
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