Human Rights in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission 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.

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Award Recipient: Clayton Murphy Jan 04, 2021

Clayton Murphy, Halifax, was awarded a 2020 Nova Scotia Human Rights Award in recognition of his extensive work as an advocate and educator in the area of youth mental health and wellness.

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New Commissioners Appointed Dec 24, 2020

On Friday, December 18, the Executive Council, by Order in Council, appointed two new commissioners, Savannah DeWolfe and Robin Thompson, and re-appointed Deepak Prasad for a third term as commissioner.

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Award Recipient: Preston Township Emergency Response Team Dec 17, 2020

The Preston Township Emergency Response Team received a 2020 Nova Scotia Human Rights Award in recognition of their community-led, culturally relevant COVID-related assistance during the early months of the pan

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