Justine Blainey took the Ontario Hockey Association to the Supreme Court of Canada for sex discrimination after she was told she was not allowed to play in the Metro Toronto Hockey League in the mid 1980s.
Her landmark case challenged many assumptions about the reasons behind sex segregating sports. From her personal conviction as a young girl to the many challenges she faced throughout the court battles and the backlash that lasted years after the case was finally settled in 1987, Justine Blainey explains her journey.
Justine Blainey-Broker is now a successful chiropractor in Brampton, Ontario and remains an advocate for women's equality in sport.
Produced by Ellie Gordon-Moershel.
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