Alberta Human Rights Commission
READ THE CURRENT ISSUE OF THE COMMISSION NEWSLETTER
(December 10, 2013)
CELEBRATE HUMAN RIGHTS DAY!
Human Rights Day is December 10. You can read about this significant day and events planned in Alberta to celebrate Human Rights Day in the December 4, 2013 Commission newsletter.
CHIEF OF THE COMMISSION AND TRIBUNALS REAPPOINTED
(December 4, 2013)
The Honourable David Blair Mason, QC, has been reappointed as a Member of the Commission and redesignated as Chief of the Commission and Tribunals of the Alberta Human Rights Commission for a term to expire on June 30, 2014. Read the Order in Council.
RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
Jeff Saunders v. Syncrude Canada Ltd. (November 21, 2013; William D. McFetridge, QC, Tribunal Chair)
Mark Carriere v. Boonstra Trucking Ltd. (October 18, 2013; Geeta Bharadia, QC, Tribunal Chair)
Sheila McMillan v. United Steelworkers, ASM #1595 (August 1, 2013; William D. McFetridge, QC, Tribunal Chair)
Sharookh Balsara v. Zellers Inc. (June 27, 2013, Melissa L. Luhtanen, J.D., Trbunal Chair)
These tribunal decisions can be accessed free of charge through the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.
THREE NEW MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION AND THREE REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE COMMISSION
(September 25, 2013)
The Government of Alberta has appointed three new part-time Members of the Commission to the Alberta Human Rights Commission: Joanne B. Archibald, Sarah E. FitzGerald and William J. Johnson, Q.C. Three members of the Commission have also been reappointed: Moosa Jiwaji, Shirley Heafey and William D. McFetridge, Q.C. Their terms will end on July 24, 2016. You can read the biographies of Members of the Commission.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: COMMISSION'S CALGARY OFFICE HAS MOVED
(February 20, 2013)
The Calgary office of the Alberta Human Rights Commission has moved. The new public office address is Main Floor, J.J. Bowlen Building, 620-7 Avenue SW, Calgary. See Contact us for full contact information.
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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: December 10, 2013
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