Vision and Goals
The Commission is committed to actively engage and work with all Nova Scotians and our diverse communities to effectively:
- Advance equity and dignity
- Foster positive, productive and respectful relations, and
- Protect human rights
The Commision believes in and is committed to:
- Restorative processes
- Service excellence
- Continuous learning through research and innovation
- Continue to promote a workplace that is dynamic, embraces differences and fosters continuous learning.
- Provide fair, easily accessible and cost-effective services in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
- Engage with racially-visible people, women, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities to ensure their realities are reflected and celebrated in the work of the Commission.
- Strengthen existing partnerships while collaborating with organizations which share similar values to reduce systemic discrimination and strengthen the ability of individuals and communities to address issues of discrimination.
- Advise and assist the government of Nova Scotia in achieving equitable access to opportunities and services for every individual.
- Ensure people in all communities of Nova Scotia are engaged in meaningful discussion on human rights issues and diversity, to improve the lives of all Nova Scotians.