Author Archives: Jennifer Koshan

About Jennifer Koshan

B.Sc., LL.B (Calgary), LL.M. (British Columbia). Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

“Majoritarian Blind Spot”? Drug Dependence and the Protection Against Employment Discrimination

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: “Majoritarian Blind Spot”? Drug Dependence and the Protection Against Employment Discrimination Case Commented On: Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30 (CanLII) The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v Elk … Continue reading

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Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta Legislation and Report Commented On: Bill 2, An Act to Remove Barriers for Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence; Family Violence Death Review Committee Annual Report … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Labour/Employment, Limitations, State Responses to Violence | 2 Comments

Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta Legislation and Reports Commented on: Bill 6, The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act; Report to Ministers – Technical Working Group: Employment Standards Code; Report … Continue reading

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Alberta Agrees to Amend Human Rights Legislation to Expand Prohibitions Against Age Discrimination

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Alberta Agrees to Amend Human Rights Legislation to Expand Prohibitions Against Age Discrimination Case Commented On: Ruth Maria Adria v Attorney General of Alberta, Court File No 1603 05013, Consent Order filed 13 January 2017 Human … Continue reading

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Die Another Day: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator and the Future of Statutory Immunity Clauses for Charter Damages

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Die Another Day: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator and the Future of Statutory Immunity Clauses for Charter Damages Case Commented On: Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1 (CanLII) On … Continue reading

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