Campbell v Yukon Housing Corp.; Vittrekwa v Yukon Housing Corp.; and Bigras v Yukon Housing Corp (2005, Board of Adjudication Decision)

Ms. S, Ms. B and Ms. V (“the Complainants”) each submitted a complaint with the Yukon Human Rights Commission alleging that they were discriminated against by the Yukon Housing Corporation based on their sources of income. The Yukon Housing Corporation owned properties throughout the Yukon and coordinated a number of housing programs, including Social Housing…

The Yukon Human Rights Commission v The Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication, 2000 YTSC 531 (November 2000, Supreme Court of Yukon decision)

**Note: The listed provisions of the Yukon Human Rights Act (“the Act”) do not reflect the current legislation. The Bergeron v B.Y.G Natural Resources Ltd. case was brought on appeal to the Supreme Court of the Yukon Territory (“the Court”). The Complainant brought forward several issues pertaining the Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication (“the…

Whitehouse v Yukon Government (2000, Board of Adjudication Decision)

The Complainant was employed by the Respondent at the Whitehorse Correctional Facility. The Complainant is a First Nation person of Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in ancestry. In 1998, the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Han Nation was engaged in their final land selections under the Yukon land claim negotiation process. Since the Complainant was the eldest family member, he felt an…

McConnell v YTG – Public Service Commission and Dept. of Justice (March 1999, Board of Adjudication Decision)

**Note: The listed provisions of the Yukon Human Rights Act (“the Act”) do not reflect the current legislation. Following the Board’s decision on McConnell v YTG, the Complainant wrote the Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication (“the Board”) asking it to consider the following outstanding matters: Whether the Board had the power to reconvene after…

McConnell v YTG – Public Service Commission and Dept. of Justice (September 1998 Board of Adjudication Decision on Preliminary Issue)

**Note: The listed provisions of the Yukon Human Rights Act (“the Act”) do not reflect the current legislation. The Complainant was employed by the Government of Yukon (“the Respondent”). Several years into her employment, she was diagnosed with depression resulting in long term disability. As a result, the Complainant request and was granted a two-year…