Age discrimination is now prohibited in the protected areas of goods, services, accommodation or facilities, and in the area of tenancy.There are exceptions that allow specific types of age restrictions in the area of goods, services, accommodation or facilities.Our mandate is to foster equality and reduce discrimination.
Learn more Child safety is a priority for everyone, everywhere.We are committed to supporting and enabling the safety of children and young people in institutions through research, professional development opportunities, and capacity building tools.The Minister is looking for an inspirational leader who understands the diverse needs of communities across Alberta. Details can be found in the recruitment posting on the Government of Alberta website.The closing date for the competition is January 31, 2018.In the area of tenancy, age restrictions will not be permitted in rental buildings as of January 1, 2018.
In addition, the is amended to protect ameliorative policies, programs and activities that are designed to improve the conditions of disadvantaged persons and that achieve or are reasonably likely to achieve that objective.
Conceptualizing anti-LGBT prejudice as a social problem worthy of scholarly attention was not new.
A 1969 article in Time described examples of negative attitudes toward homosexuality as "homophobia", including "a mixture of revulsion and apprehension" which some called homosexual panic. It was a fear of homosexuals which seemed to be associated with a fear of contagion, a fear of reducing the things one fought for — home and family.
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The Commission will make publications available in accessible formats upon request for people with disabilities who do not read conventional print.
PLEASE NOTE: The Commission is in the process of updating its publications and website to reflect the amendments to the legislation.