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Untangling the Impact of Horrocks on Human Rights Law In Alberta

This article aims to untangle the jurisdictional web of Horrocks in Alberta as considered by the AHRC and the Courts in Blackie, Grewal and Prodaniuk

30 May 2023
AHRC Says Context Needed In Accommodation Case

In Vashisht v CitiFinancial, 2023 AHRC 44, the Alberta human rights tribunal ruled that CitiFinancial did not discriminate on the basis of family status regarding childcare

15 May 2023
ABKB Gives AHRC Direction On Screening And Credibility

In Shodunke v Alberta (Human Rights Commission), 2023 ABKB 260, the Court defined the limits on the AHRC’s ability to dismiss cases without a hearing

7 May 2023
Duty to Inquire and CTE Discrimination in Alberta Human Rights

Calkins v Broadview Homes (Alberta) Ltd., 2023 AHRC 45 is a human rights case where symptoms triggered a duty to inquire before termination

1 May 2023
AHRC Resists Adding Employees As Respondents

In Reed v CNRL, 2023 AHRC 43, the Alberta human rights complainant attempted to bring her claim against her manager directly

20 April 2023
Pregnant woman under stress from employer.
Discrimination Pizza With a Side of Employment Standards

McPherson v LDV Pizza Bar, 2023 AHRC 36 (Oviatt) is an Alberta Human Rights case where a restaurant employer discriminated on the basis of pregnancy

4 April 2023
It Takes Two… To Accommodate

Prescot v AHS, 2023 AHRC 30, is an Alberta Human Rights decision where the tribunal found that AHS had failed to accommodate a rare disability

27 March 2023
Man and woman discussing fixed term employees.
AHRC Strict on 30-day Reconsideration Time Limit

In Cunningham v Bims Car Wash, 2023 AHRC 25, the Alberta Human Rights Commission said it had no discretion to extend the reconsideration timeline

13 March 2023
AHRC Case: Mistrust Over Health Benefits, But No Perception of Disability

In Khatami v Legislative Assembly Office, 2023 AHRC 22 is a new Alberta human rights case where there was no perceived disability found

8 March 2023
A woman who is stressed out because of covid-19 lay-offs and dismissals
Another $30k General Damages Award in Alberta Human Rights

In Thieven v Sherlock Clothing, 2023 AHRC 9, an employee with Crohn’s disease was demoted for being low energy and it was found to be discrimination

20 February 2023
self-employed or employee
Sexual Harassment Claim Denied Based On Credibility

In Omeltchenko v Alberta, 2023 AHRC 18, the AHRT denied a human rights gender discrimination (sexual harassment) claim on the basis of credibility

17 February 2023
AHRC Decision Shows Its Hard For Employer to Get Costs Award

In Kahlon v CNRL, 2022 AHRC 140, the tribunal seemed to condemn the complainant’s failure to comply with a production order but didn’t rule on costs.

3 January 2023

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