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 the Human Rights Complaint Process is a webinar series offering an overview of the Commission complaint process intended for complainants and respondents (available for free viewing with registration):

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: August 23, 2018


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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The Commission will make publications available in accessible formats upon request for people with disabilities who do not read conventional print.