Welcome to the Alberta Human Rights Commission's e-learning centre. 

Alberta Human Rights Act: an overview of concepts related to the Act and the rights and responsibilities of Albertans.

Duty to Accommodate in Workplaces is a webinar series for both employers and employees on understanding how to accommodate employees in the workplace (available for free viewing with registration):

  • Overview: offers information for employers on how to accommodate employees and potential employees and describes the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in the process.
  • Undue Hardship: explains undue hardship and what constitutes undue hardship when providing an accommodation for an employee.
  • Bona Fide Occupational Requirement: describes the concept of a bona fide occupational requirement and outlines the 3-part test set out by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Understanding and Preventing Harassment in the Workplace is a webinar series on understanding, preventing and dealing with harassment in the workplace (available for free viewing with registration):

Discrimination and the Law: a playlist of scenarios providing examples of potential discrimination under various grounds and areas protected  under the Alberta Human Rights Act.

  • Lisa's Story: Area - tenancy; Grounds - source of income, family status, marital status
  • Cathy's Story: Areas - employment, job advertisements, applications and interviews; Ground - age
  • Charlie's Story: Area - employment; Grounds - religious beliefs, race
  • Indira's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender (sexual harassment) 
  • Alice's Story: Area - employment; Grounds - physical disability, mental disability

Gender Discrimination: a playlist of scenarios providing examples of potential gender discrimination under the Alberta Human Rights Act.

  • Indira's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender (sexual harassment)
  • Marnie's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender
  • Gina's Story: Area - employment; Ground - gender (pregnancy)
  • Bella's Story: Area - goods, services and facilities; Ground - gender (sexual harassment)

Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund: a playlist of grant recipients share their stories.

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Revised: January 3, 2020 

The Alberta Human Rights Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta.

Due to confidentiality concerns, the Commission cannot reply to inquiries about specific situations by email. Please call the Commission's Confidential Inquiry Line if you have a specific question.

You can access information about making FOIP requests for records held by the Commission on our Contact us page.

The Commission will make publications available in accessible formats upon request for people with disabilities who do not read conventional print.