E-learning

Welcome to the Alberta Human Rights Commission's e-learning centre. 

Alberta Human Rights Act: an overview of concepts related to the Act and the rights and responsibilities of Albertans.

Duty to Accommodate in Workplaces is a webinar series for both employers and employees on understanding how to accommodate employees in the workplace (available for free viewing with registration):

  • Overview: offers information for employers on how to accommodate employees and potential employees and describes the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in the process.
  • Undue Hardship: explains undue hardship and what constitutes undue hardship when providing an accommodation for an employee.
  • Bona Fide Occupational Requirement: describes the concept of a bona fide occupational requirement and outlines the 3-part test set out by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Understanding and Preventing Harassment in the Workplace is a webinar series on understanding, preventing and dealing with harassment in the workplace (available for free viewing with registration):

Discrimination and the Law: a playlist of scenarios providing examples of potential discrimination under various grounds and areas protected  under the Alberta Human Rights Act.

  • Lisa's Story: Area - tenancy; Grounds - source of income, family status, marital status
  • Cathy's Story: Areas - employment, job advertisements, applications and interviews; Ground - age
  • Charlie's Story: Area - employment; Grounds - religious beliefs, race
  • Indira's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender (sexual harassment) 
  • Alice's Story: Area - employment; Grounds - physical disability, mental disability

Gender Discrimination: a playlist of scenarios providing examples of potential gender discrimination under the Alberta Human Rights Act.

  • Indira's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender (sexual harassment)
  • Marnie's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender
  • Gina's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender (pregnancy)
  • Bella's Story: Area - goods, services and facilities; Ground - gender (sexual harassment)

Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund: a playlist of grant recipients share their stories.

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Revised: January 3, 2020 


Our vision is a vibrant and inclusive Alberta where the rich diversity of people is celebrated and respected, and where everyone has the opportunity to fully participate in society, free from discrimination.