Alberta Human Rights Information Service October 24, 2007
Chief commissioner speaks out in support of Elections Canada's decision allowing Muslim women to wear burkas when voting
The chief commissioner of the Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission has written a letter to the editors of the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald regarding the white supremacist protests against Election Canada's decision to allow Muslim women dressed in burkas to vote. The letter was published in the Edmonton Journal on October 23, 2007. Read the letter.
Deadline for Diversity Leadership Award nomination is November 16: Nominations are open for the Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission Diversity Leadership Award of Distinction. The Diversity Leadership Award is presented to an organization that embraces diversity in its workforce, encourages respect and inclusion, eliminates discrimination and barriers and helps create welcoming and inclusive workplaces and communities.
The Diversity Leadership Award is one of the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction. Organizations in all sectors, including businesses, community organizations and public institutions, are eligible to apply. Read more.
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