Alberta Human Rights Commission
MARCH 21st IS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
(March 18, 2015)
Read about this significant day and Alberta events to commemorate the day in the March 18, 2015 issue of the Commission newsletter.
RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
- Tammy Cooper v. 133668899 Ltd. (o/a Best Western Strathmore Inn) (March 11, 2015; Melissa L. Luhtanen, Tribunal Chair)
- Kathalin Horvath v. Rocky View School Division No. 41 (March 5, 2015; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair)
- April Labbe v. Calgary Co-operative Association Limited (February 24, 2015; Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair)
- Jan Buterman v. Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29 (Preliminary Matters Decision Regarding Jurisdiction; February 4, 2015; Majority Decision: William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Chair; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Member; Dissenting Opinion: Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Member)
- Gilles Caron v. City of Edmonton (January 5, 2015; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair)
- Melissa Stergiou v. Apache Canada Ltd. (January 5, 2015; Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair)
These tribunal decisions can be accessed free of charge through the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.
COMMISSION RELEASES 2013-14 ANNUAL REPORT
(January 6, 2015)
The Commission has released its 2013-14 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 2013-14. Read the report.
READ THE QUARTERLY ISSUE OF THE COMMISSION NEWSLETTER
(December 10, 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.
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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.
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Revised: March 26, 2015
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