Town of Faro v Les Carpenter (August 2009 Decision Regarding the Time Frame of “Proceedings” in Section 25 of the Yukon Human Rights Act)

Prior to the Les Carpenter & Yukon Human Rights Commission v Town of Faro hear, the Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication (“the Board”) invited both parties to make submissions regarding the timeframe of “proceedings”, as referred to in section 25 of the Yukon Human Rights Act (“the Act”). The Board found that the word…

Government of Yukon v. McBee, Yukon Human Rights Commission and Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication, 2009 YKSC 73 (Yukon Supreme Court decision)

The Respondent appealed the McBee Molloy v Yukon Government decision made by the Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication (“the Board”). The appeal was brought to the Supreme Court of Yukon (“the Court”). The Respondent brought forth the following issues which they considered errors in law: The Board was incorrect in finding that discrimination was…

Town of Faro v. Carpenter and Yukon Human Rights Commission, 2007 YKSC 33 (Supreme Court of Yukon Decision)

The Respondent sought judicial review of the Commission’s decision to refer the Complainant’s complaint back for further investigation. The Complainant requested an adjournment in order to obtain a lawyer from Yukon Legal Services. Yukon Legal Services denied the request but stated they would reconsider if there was a court order stating the Commission does not…