Category Archives: Human Rights

Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux Matters Commented On: Bill S-3 “An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration); Descheneaux c Canada (Procureur General), 2015 QCCS 3555 (CanLII) *Note on … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination in Long Term Disability Plans: Reasonableness Not Required in Alberta

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Age Discrimination in Long Term Disability Plans: Reasonableness Not Required in Alberta Case Commented On: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1007 v Epcor Utilities Inc, 2016 ABQB 574 (CanLII) (IBEW ABQB) This case demonstrates grievance … Continue reading

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This Fall’s Supreme Court Hearings – A Missing Voice for Human Rights

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: This Fall’s Supreme Court Hearings – A Missing Voice for Human Rights Case Commented On: Brent Bish on behalf of Ian Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corporation, Cardinal River Operations, et al, SCC Case No 36636, … Continue reading

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Human Rights, the Charter, and Access to Justice

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Human Rights, the Charter, and Access to Justice Case Commented On: Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 FCA 200 (CanLII) This summer, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld the ruling of the Canadian … Continue reading

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The International Human Right to Science and its Application to Geoengineering Research and Development

By: Kristin Barham and Anna-Maria Hubert PDF Version:  The International Human Right to Science and its Application to Geoengineering Research and Development International Agreements Commented On: Article 27 of the 1948 United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and Article … Continue reading

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