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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Symonds v. Halifax Regional Municipality Board of Inquiry Decision May 05, 2021

An independent human rights board of inquiry has found that a Halifax man was discriminated against by police when ticketed for jaywalking.

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Human Rights Commission Calls for Respect for the Dignity and Rights of Indigenous People Apr 30, 2021

In light of numerous recent and ongoing claims of discrimination against members of Mi’kmaq communities in Nova Scotia the Human Rights Commission is calling on the public to respect the human rights and dignity of all L’nu and other Indigenous people.

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Protecting Access to Rental Accommodations Apr 26, 2021

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is asking landlords to pay close attention to the human rights of prospective tenants.

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