Category Archives: Human Rights

Alberta Human Rights Act Applies to Condominium Corporations

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Alberta Human Rights Act Applies to Condominium Corporations Case Commented On: Condominium Corporation No 052 0580 v Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2016 ABQB 183 (CanLII) A few years ago I wrote a post arguing that … 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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Status of Women Deputy Minister Visits the University of Calgary: A Wish List

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Status of Women Deputy Minister Visits the University of Calgary: A Wish List Kim Armstrong, Deputy Minister of the Status of Women, visited the University of Calgary campus yesterday. I participated in one of her … Continue reading

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New Developments on the Test for Discrimination Under Human Rights Legislation: Time for Rehab?

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: New Developments on the Test for Discrimination Under Human Rights Legislation: Time for Rehab? Cases Commented On: Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corporation, 2015 ABCA 225, Quebec (Commission des droits de la personne et des … 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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“Inspired by the Past, We Shape the Future”

By: Maureen Duffy  PDF Version: “Inspired by the Past, We Shape the Future” Matter Commented On: Conference on “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Security in the Changing World,” and attacks by extremists on educational institutions, “Inspired by the Past, We Shape the … Continue reading

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First Nations Education Funding: The Case of Sloan & Marvin

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: First Nations Education Funding: The Case of Sloan & Marvin Sloan and Marvin Miller are twin children with Down Syndrome and because of where they live, their government refuses to provide them with the special … 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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Keeping Faith Out of the Public Square: Is Calgary City Hall Offside?

By: Kathleen Mahoney PDF Version: Keeping Faith Out of the Public Square: Is Calgary City Hall Offside? Case Commented On: Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City), 2015 SCC 16 O God, author of all wisdom, knowledge and understanding. We ask … Continue reading

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Alberta Arbitration Decision Embraces Broadening Trend on Family Status Discrimination

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Alberta Arbitration Decision Embraces Broadening Trend on Family Status Discrimination Case Commented On: SMS Equipment Inc v Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, 2015 ABQB 162 The definition of discrimination on the basis of family status … Continue reading

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