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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Beals v. Dartmouth Comfort Inn Board of Inquiry Decision Jun 06, 2019

The chair of an independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Yvette Beals v. Dartmouth Comfort Inn issued his decision   June 6.


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Nova Scotia Landlords Advised Against Discriminatory Rental Practices Jun 05, 2019

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is hoping to educate landlords in the province after seeing a noticeable increase in inquiries related to discriminatory rental practices targeting families.

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2018 Human Rights Awards Presented Jan 24, 2019

Recipients of the 2018 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony  Dec. 10, at the Halifax Central Library.

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