October 31, 2017

On September 18, 2017, The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission announced that it had selected Dr. Scot Wortley as the independent expert to examine Halifax police street check data related to...

October 26, 2017

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and South House are partnering to hold a community consultation session about gender markers on ID documents....

October 11, 2017

On its 50th anniversary, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission invites Nova Scotians to nominate individuals or groups for the 2017 Human Rights Awards.

Deadline for nominations...

Human Rights in Nova Scotia

The NS Human Rights Commission (HRC) is committed to actively engaging and working with all Nova Scotians and our diverse communities to address issues of discrimination by effectively:

  • advancing equity and dignity
  • fostering positive and respectful relationships, and
  • protecting human rights