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Toronto restaurant ordered to pay black man $10K after asking him to prepay for meal

Emile Wickham was celebrating his birthday with friends when the incident happened in 2014

Nick Boisvert · CBC News · Posted: Apr 30, 2018

Emile Wickham

A black man from Toronto has been awarded $10,000 in damages from a downtown Chinese restaurant that asked him and a group of friends to prepay for their meals.

The payment was ordered by Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal, which determined the man faced racial discrimination in the incident, infringing on his human rights.     Continue reading

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