Alberta Human Rights Commission

UPCOMING HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE WORKPLACE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
Calgary: February 11, 2015
Edmonton: March 4, 2015
The Alberta Human Rights Commission is offering two upcoming Human Rights in the Workplace public workshops in Calgary and Edmonton. Read more in the January 27, 2015 special issue of the Commission newsletter.

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.

RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
(January 2015)

  • 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)
  • Christina Green v. Kee Management Solutions Inc. (December 3, 2014; William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Chair)
  • 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)

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

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.

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

Revised: January 28, 2015


 

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