Alberta Health Service employees experienced the brunt of the anti-vaccine and anti-masking sentiments triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Former Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin Johnston in particular was a prominent agitator against the employees of AHS not only expressing anti-vaccine and anti-masking rhetoric in-person and online, but also calling AHS employees terrorists and criminals. As a result of his treatment of AHS employees, particularly his treatment of the plaintiff Sarah Nunn, the tort of harassment has been officially recognized in Alberta. I summarize here the test for the new tort and what damages can flow from it.
We’re so excited to announce, WE WON! We are thrilled to have our founder Donna Purcell, KC chosen as Business Leader of the Year at the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year awards for 2022! To be recognized and
Donna Purcell, K.C., “Lady Justice: Ideas in Action – Discussing Billable Hours”, Red Deer Advocate (22 July 2022) 13. As a parent, worker and community volunteer, the main limitation one runs up against is time. On average, we Canadians have approximately 4,200 weeks of
Workplace bullying and workplace harassment are serious issues that affect employees and employers throughout Alberta and across industries, sectors, and professions. Being the target of workplace bullying and workplace harassment can leave an employee feeling lost, anxious and without support, particularly where management does