Mandatory retirement is history in B.CAmendments to Human Rights Code extend protection from age discrimination to those over 65By Kirsten Hume02/15/2008|Canadian Employment Law Today British Columbia has become the latest province to abolish mandatory retirement. Introduced in April 2007, the Human Rights Code (Mandatory Retirement Elimination) Amendment Act came into force in B.C. on Jan. 1, 2008. Mandatory retirement has now been banned in all jurisdictions in Canada except for Nova Scotia, which will be implementing a ban in 2009. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.