$23K For Smudge Complaint

A British Columbia landlord who asked an Indigenous tenant to stop smudging in the apartment has been ordered to pay $23,300 in damages. The tenant cited the 2015 final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as evidence of system discrimination against First Nations: “The smoke cleanses negative energy.”

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