Category Archives: Human Rights

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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Human Rights Cannot Be Renounced or Waived

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Human Rights Cannot Be Renounced or Waived Case Commented On: Webber Academy Foundation v Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2016 ABQB 442 (CanLII) The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta recently upheld a human rights decision that … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment at the University of Calgary Food Court

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Sexual Harassment at the University of Calgary Food Court Case Commented On: Pham v Vu’s Enterprises Ltd, 2016 AHRC 12 (CanLII) On some occasions, there is an Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (AHRT) case where the respondent … Continue reading

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Section 7: Superhero, Mere Mortal or Villain?

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Section 7: Superhero, Mere Mortal or Villain? Comment On: Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Many people love superheroes. My favourite was always Spider-Man – he had the most interesting back story, … Continue reading

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“What Were They Thinking?” Condominiums, Oppressive Conduct and Human Rights

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: “What Were They Thinking?” Condominiums, Oppressive Conduct and Human Rights Case commented on: Condominium Corporation No 072 9313 (Trails of Mill Creek) v Schultz, 2016 ABQB 338 (CanLII) I have commented a couple of times previously … Continue reading

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