Category Archives: Human Rights

ABCA Agrees that Long Term Disability Plan was Bona Fide

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: ABCA Agrees that Long Term Disability Plan was Bona Fide Case Commented On: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 1007 v Epcor Utilities Inc., 2017 ABCA 314 (CanLII) In two earlier rather complex decisions (Epcor … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination and Ameliorative Program Protections to be Broadened Under Alberta Human Rights Act

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Age Discrimination and Ameliorative Program Protections to be Broadened Under Alberta Human Rights Act Legislation Commented On: Bill 23, An Act to Amend the Alberta Human Rights Act On November 1, 2017, Bill 23, An Act … Continue reading

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Buterman’s Appeal on the Issue of Settlements Dismissed: Was that Reasonable?

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Buterman’s Appeal on the Issue of Settlements Dismissed: Was that Reasonable? Cases Commented On: Buterman v St. Albert Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 734, 2017 ABCA 196 (CanLII) (Buterman, ABCA); Buterman v Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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@CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: @CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy As I prepared to write a blog post about the future of privacy the story broke of @CanadaCreep, the Twitter account with 17,000 followers that posted … Continue reading

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“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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