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The law is that you can be dismissed while you are on sick leave but, you cannot be dismissed because you are on sick leave. The act that would apply if you are dismissed because you are on sick leave is the Human Rights Code. The law is that it is discrimination and therefore contrary to the Humans Right Code for an employer to dismiss an employee who is on leave because of a disability or illness. In fact, the law goes further than this, and this is from case law and how judges have interpreted the Human Rights Code, and it is discrimination if the employer does not provide a disabled employee with reasonable accommodations unless doing so would cause the employer to undergo undo hardship.
So, if you are dismissed because you are disabled that is discrimination and contrary to the Human Rights Code. Also, if you require sick leave and the employer can provide that to you without suffering undo hardship and will not then that too is contrary to the Code. But, if you are dismissed for another reason while on sick leave that is lawful.
Yes I did provide the Act, several times. I said is the Human Rights Code.
Here is a link to the act: