The courts in Canada have repeatedly emphasized that in order for an employee's resignation to be effective, it has to be clear, unambiguous, and voluntary.
Our human rights legislation is very clear: you cannot discriminate on the basis of citizenship or country of origin, so you should never have a field on your application form that asks where they're from, you should never be asking whether they are Canadian citizens, and you should never ask that in the hiring process at all.
Termination clauses have had an ongoing saga in our courts with people challenging them and trying to avoid the implications of what they signed, which can have tremendous implications.
It’s now 2019, and while Me Too is part of our vocabulary now, you may not hear it every day. But that doesn’t mean that it isn’t still making news.