Alberta Human Rights Commission

RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
(November 2014)

  • Theresa Perera v. St. Albert Day Care Society (November 17, 2014; William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Chair)
  • Jan Buterman v. Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29 (Preliminary Matters Decision Regarding Settlement; October 30, 2014; Majority Decision: William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Chair; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Member; Dissenting Opinion: Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Member)
  • H. N. v. Grant MacEwan University (Preliminary Matters Decision on the Appointment of a Litigation Representative; October 30, 2014; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair)
  • Joanne Goossen v. Summit Solar Drywall Contractors Inc. (Preliminary Matters Decision on the Production of Documents; October 29, 2014; William D. McFetridge, Q.C., Tribunal Chair)
  • Gilles Caron v. City of Edmonton (Preliminary Matters Decision Regarding Final Settlement Agreement; June 11, 2014; Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair)

These tribunal decisions can be accessed free of charge through the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.

HUMAN RIGHTS IN EMPLOYMENT FORUM
Accommodating Mental Disabilities
Edmonton, November 19, 2014
The Alberta Human Rights Commission, together with the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, Enbridge Pipelines Inc., and Sturgeon County and Teamsters' Union, is offering a breakfast forum. The forum presenters will discuss employers' and employees' obligations regarding the duty to accommodate mental disabilities in the workplace. The forum takes place in Edmonton on November 19, 2014.

To learn more about the forum, read the October 29, 2014 special issue of the Commission newsletter.

READ THE QUARTERLY ISSUE OF THE COMMISSION NEWSLETTER
(September 24, 2014)

NEW CHIEF OF THE COMMISSION AND TRIBUNALS APPOINTED
(July 4, 2014)
The Government of Alberta appointed Mr. Robert A. Philp, Queen's Counsel, as Chief of the Commission and Tribunals of the Alberta Human Rights Commission, effective July 1, 2014. Read more about the new Chief of the Commission and Tribunals in the July 4, 2014 issue of the Commission newsletter.

COMMISSION RELEASES 2012-13 ANNUAL REPORT
(February 7, 2014)
The Commission has released its 2012-13 Annual Report. The report provides a summary of results achieved in the three areas of activity undertaken by the Commission: education and engagement, complaint resolution, and complaint adjudication. It also includes information about the legislative framework for the Commission and the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund, biographies of the Members of the Commission, and listings of tribunal decisions made in 2012-13. Read the report.

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ABOUT THE COMMISSION
The Alberta Human Rights Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta. Our mandate is to foster equality and reduce discrimination. We provide public information and education programs, and help Albertans resolve human rights complaints.

The Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund has provided funding for this website.

Revised: November 24, 2014


 

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