Vriend v Alberta
Is the province of Alberta required to protect citizens from workplace discrimination?
Alberta Must Protect Gays and Lesbians from Discrimination
April 2, 1998
'This is a great day for all Canadians who care about equality.' said John Fisher, Executive Director of EGALE, a national lesbian and gay rights organization which intervened in support of Delwin Vriend’s challenge to Alberta’s refusal to...
Supreme Court of Canada to Release Decision in Vriend v Alberta
April 1, 1998
The Supreme Court of Canada will release its decision tomorrow in Vriend v Alberta, which will determine whether Alberta is required to protect gays and lesbians from discrimination. EGALE intervened in support of Vriend’s challenge to the...
Supreme Court of Canada to Hear Challenge to Alberta’s Refusal to Protect Gays, Lesbians from Discrimination
October 31, 1997
The Supreme Court of Canada is about to begin hearings in the case of Vriend v Alberta - a constitutional challenge to Alberta’s refusal to protect gays and lesbians from discrimination.
Supreme Court Grants EGALE Standing in Alberta Gay Rights Challenge
April 11, 1997
The Supreme Court of Canada has granted EGALE intervenor standing in the case of Vriend v. Alberta, to be heard by the Supreme Court later this year.
Supreme Court of Canada Agrees to Hear Alberta Sexual Orientation Case
October 3, 1996
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that it will hear an appeal from the Alberta Court of Appeal in the case of Vriend v. Alberta. The case concerns whether the Alberta human rights legislation must be extended to include 'sexual orientation' as a...
Alberta Court of Appeal Rules
February 23, 1996
'The Courts have squarely placed responsibility for amending Human Rights legislation back on the shoulders of Parliament, where it belongs. While the Prime Minister is paralysed by indecision, the Courts are forced to address issues that ought to be...
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