Human Rights Awards

Each year, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission presents Awards to Nova Scotian individuals and organizations who make meaningful contributions to the Commission’s mission of attaining a just, equitable, and inclusive society in Nova Scotia. These Awards are presented on or around December 10, in recognition of the United Nations’ International Human Rights Day.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards.

Completed nomination forms and support materials should be emailed to by Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. AST.

  • 2021 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards Criteria and Nomination Form: