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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Introducing: Mi’kmaq/Indigenous Education Officer Feb 03, 2021

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission would like to introduce you to our  Mi’kmaq/Indigenous Education Officer. Tanaysha Sack works out of  Membertou, Cape Breton.

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Message from the Chair: African Heritage Month Feb 01, 2021

February marks African Heritage Month in Canada and provides many opportunities for us to enrich our understanding of Black and African Nova Scotian culture and history.

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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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