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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Statement from the Chair: Celebrating African Heritage Month Jan 23, 2023

African Heritage Month is an opportunity for Nova Scotians to reflect upon and celebrate the immense contributions of African Nova Scotians and persons of African descent to the social, cultural, political, and economic fabric of our province.

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Jennifer Doucet vs. Farrow Law Board of Inquiry Dec 06, 2022

An independent human rights board of inquiry in the matter of Jennifer Doucet vs. Jacqueline Farrow Law Office Inc., also known as Farrow Law, will begin Monday, December 12, in Halifax.

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Access Includes Everyone: International Day for Persons with Disabilities Dec 02, 2022

December 3rd marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD),

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