Alberta Human Rights Commission

 
DECEMBER 10 IS HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
(December 9, 2016)
Read about Human Rights Day in the December 9, 2016 special issue of the Commission newsletter.

COMMISSION RELEASES 2015-16 ANNUAL REPORT
(November 30, 2016)
The Commission has released its 2015-16 Annual Report

GENDER IDENTITY AND GENDER EXPRESSION NOW EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED GROUNDS OF DISCRIMINATION
Bill 7 is now in force. The Bill amends the Alberta Human Rights Act to add gender identity and gender expression to the Act as expressly prohibited grounds of discrimination.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Commission is in the process of updating its publications and website to reflect the amendments to the legislation. In the meantime, if you are reading a Commission publication or web page dated before December 11, 2015, please note that the amendments have not yet been incorporated into the publication or web page.

For more information, see the Notice of Changes to Alberta's Human Rights Legislation.

RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
(November 2016)

  • Gail Lidkea v. Edmonton Public School Board (October 14, 2016; William J. Johnson, Q.C., Tribunal Chair)
  • Kathalin Horvath v. Rocky View School Division No. 41 (October 5, 2016; William D. McFetridge, Q.C., Tribunal Chair)
  • Miladinka Kovacevic v. City of Red Deer (September 12, 2016; Melissa Luhtanen, Tribunal Chair)

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

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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: December 9, 2016


The Alberta Human Rights Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta.

Due to confidentiality concerns, the Commission cannot reply to complaints of discrimination by email. Please contact the Commission by phone or regular mail if you have a specific complaint.

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