Alberta Human Rights Commission
READ THE QUARTERLY ISSUE OF THE COMMISSION NEWSLETTER
(September 24, 2014)
FUNDING AVAILABLE TO HELP COMMUNITIES FOSTER EQUALITY AND REDUCE DISCRIMINATION:
DEADLINE OCTOBER 1
The Alberta Human Rights Commission administers the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund, which provides grants to community projects that foster equality and reduce discrimination. The deadline for applying for a grant is October 1, 2014. You can read more and learn how to apply for the grant in the September 10, 2014 special issue of the Commission newsletter.
RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
Vienna Malko-Monterrosa v. Conseil Scolaire Centre-Nord (July 28, 2014; Joanne Archibald, Tribunal Chair)
Leah Clark v. Bow Valley College (July 17, 2014; Sharon Lindgren-Hewlett, Tribunal Chair)
Marie Marquardt v. Strathcona County (Preliminary Matters Decision Severance Agreement; June 27, 2014; Brenda Scragg, Tribunal Chair)
These tribunal decisions can be accessed free of charge through the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: COMMISSION'S CALGARY OFFICE HAS MOVED
(May 21, 2014)
The Calgary office of the Alberta Human Rights Commission has moved. The new office address is 200 J.J. Bowlen Building, 620-7 Avenue SW, Calgary. See Contact us for full contact information.
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: September 24, 2014
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