It’s now election time. You can take your chance to ask your candidates questions related to children, housing and human rights. Here are some possible questions below. If elected, how will your government address: 1) birthovictions, the forced eviction of women upon giving birth in age-restricted condo buildings, cooperatives and mobile home parks? 2) lack … Continue reading Questions for your candidates
Lola is the mother of a newborn. She lives with her husband and her infant daughter in Calgary, Alberta. My husband and I rented an adult-only condo in August 2017. The condo was in a relatively newer subdivision called Cranston, in the far south end of Calgary. It was about a 30-minute drive from … Continue reading Lola: Unable to remain in condo after having given birth
Photo via Pixabay by StockSnap Guest Contribution In today's political climate, more and more people have taken to protesting in order to be heard. These events are often rallies where individuals with the same views come together and try to make change, and while many of them are peaceful, there are sometimes verbal or physical … Continue reading Staying Safe While Protesting: A Guide for the Entire Family
The Alberta Human Rights Commission and the tribunals that accompany the human rights complaint procedure are responsible for assessing whether the human rights laws of the land (namely, the laws contained in the Alberta Human Rights Act) have been broken. If broken, the tribunals may assess awards to be paid out to those adversely affected … Continue reading We Want to Hear from You!