Making a Human Rights Complaint in BC

  • When: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 8:00 PM Coordinated Universal Time

  • Length: 60 minutes

  • Where: Online, via webinar

Do you have questions about making a human rights complaint? What exactly amounts to discrimination? What can you expect when you initiate the complaint process? What factors should you consider before you file a complaint? How can you set up your complaint so you have the greatest chance of success? For answers to these questions and more, we invite you to join us for our free webinar where lawyers Cayleigh Shiff from the Community Legal Assistance Society and Katherine Hardie from the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal will answer common questions about making a human rights complaint in BC.

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Cayleigh Shiff

Cayleigh Shiff

Cayleigh is a lawyer for the Human Rights Clinic at the Community Legal Assistance Society. She represents people who have experienced discrimination and assists complainants in navigating the BC Human Rights Tribunal process. She has a passion for social justice work and making legal information more accessible. Cayleigh earned her J.D. from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC in 2019 and was called to the bar in 2020.

Katherine Hardie

Katherine Hardie

Katherine Hardie has been a lawyer with the BC Human Rights Tribunal since 1998. Before that, she was a lawyer with an advocacy clinic, Legal Aid BC, and a law firm practicing employment and labour law. Katherine frequently presents on issues related to administrative tribunals and human rights. She currently volunteers with the Canadian Council of Administrative Tribunals, as a board member, chair of the Tribunal Excellence Committee, and member of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee.

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