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Recognition of Rights and Obligations in Same Sex Relationships, Research Paper 21


In 1999, in M. v. H. (1999), 171 DLR (4th) 577 (SCC), the Supreme Court of Canada determined that any legislation which provided access to court-enforced spousal support rights to opposite-sex unmarried couples, while denying that access to equivalent same-sex couples, was unconstitutional (in that it violated s 15(1) of the Charter and was not saved by s 1) This paper surveys Alberta legislation current to the time of publication, and determines there are several points on inconsistency between […]

AREA OF LAW Family Law Marriage & Divorce
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January 3, 2002

Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace


This memorandum proposes to reform the duty of accommodation in the workplace. In order to help increase participation in the workforce by disabled person and members of other minority or disadvantaged groups. It proposes a duty of accommodation that would prohibit the exclusion of such persons from particular jobs where it is reasonably possible to provide accommodations that allow them to perform the necessary work. This report recommends the enactment of legislation creating an express […]

AREA OF LAW Constitutional and Public Law Corporate and Commercial
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November 4, 1995

Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace


This memorandum proposes to reform the duty of accommodation in the workplace. In order to help increase participation in the workforce by disabled person and members of other minority or disadvantaged groups. It proposes a duty of accommodation that would prohibit the exclusion of such persons from particular jobs where it is reasonably possible to provide accommodations that allow them to perform the necessary work. This report recommends the enactment of legislation creating an express […]

AREA OF LAW Corporate and Commercial
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November 1, 1995