March 12, 2018

On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission are pleased to present...

March 8, 2018

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is introducing new online resources to help employers address and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

“It’s important that we do all we can...

February 1, 2018

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is continuing its meetings with the African Nova Scotian community on police street checks. On September 18, 2017, the Commission announced that it had...

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