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Halifax (Regional Municipality) v. Nova Scotia (Human Rights Commission), 2012 SCC 10
"The complainant, a francophone Acadian parent who had children enrolled in one of the French‑first‑language schools in Halifax, filed complaints alleging that the funding arrangements for the schools discriminated against him and his children on the basis of their Acadian ethnic origin. Following municipal amalgamation and the consequent amalgamation of the affected school boards, Halifax imposed a tax to allow it to satisfy the statutory requirement that it maintain supplementary funding to schools that had received such funding prior to amalgamation. However, Halifax schools that formed part of the newly created Conseil scolaire acadien provincial, a province‑wide public school board that administers French‑first‑language schools, did not receive supplementary funding. Legislation did not require Halifax to provide it to these schools."

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