Author Archives: Linda McKay-Panos

About Linda McKay-Panos

Linda McKay-Panos is the Executive Director of the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre. She taught Language Arts and Social Studies with the Calgary Board of Education for 7 years before returning to university to obtain a Law Degree. She practiced law for a time, before joining the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre in 1992 as a Research Associate. Linda is a sessional instructor in the Faculties of Communication and Culture and Law at the University of Calgary. Linda received her Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from the University of Calgary. Linda is the President of the Alberta Association for Multicultural Education and the Past President of the Public Legal Education Network of Alberta. Linda is the author of several publications dealing with civil liberties, access to information, human rights, discrimination, equality and related topics. Linda received the 2001 Suzanne Mah Award and an Alberta Centennial Medal in 2005 for her work in human rights in Alberta.

BCCA Unfortunately Chooses Not to Follow Alberta’s Lead on the Issue of Whether the Charter Applies to Universities

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: BCCA Unfortunately Chooses Not to Follow Alberta’s Lead on the Issue of Whether the Charter Applies To Universities Case Commented On: BC Civil Liberties Association v University of Victoria, 2016 BCCA 162 (CanLII) There are a … Continue reading

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Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Overturns Discrimination Decision on Foreign Trained Engineer

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Overturns Discrimination Decision on Foreign Trained Engineer Case Commented On: Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta v Mihaly, 2016 ABQB 61 (CanLII) In an earlier post with Jason … Continue reading

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Can We Keep the Horses in the Barn? Investigation Report on Alberta Environment’s Destruction of Records after the 2015 Provincial Election

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Can We Keep the Horses in the Barn? Investigation Report on Alberta Environment’s Destruction of Records after the 2015 Provincial Election Report Commented On: Information and Privacy Commissioner, Public Interest Commissioner, Investigation Report on Alleged … Continue reading

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Mandatory Retirement of School Bus Drivers Again Before Alberta Human Rights Tribunal

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Mandatory Retirement of School Bus Drivers Again Before Alberta Human Rights Tribunal Case Commented On: Mortland and VanRootselaar v Peace Wapiti School Division No 76, 2015 AHRC 9 Once again, the Human Rights Tribunal has … Continue reading

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Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Overturns Human Rights Tribunal’s Finding of Disability Discrimination in Employment

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Overturns Human Rights Tribunal’s Finding of Disability Discrimination in Employment Case Commented On: Syncrude Canada Ltd v Saunders, 2015 ABQB 237 Syncrude Canada Ltd v Saunders, 2015 ABQB 237, case highlights … Continue reading

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