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African Nova Scotian Community Liaison Jul 17, 2019

The Commission is pleased to welcome to our team Tendai Handahu in the role of African Nova Scotian Community Liaison Officer.  African Nova Scotians and persons of African descent wishing to make inquiries of the Commission may choose to contact Tendai directly at 902-424-7282 or 

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Human Rights Complaint Settled Jul 10, 2019

Parties to a human rights complaint have come to a mutually agreeable settlement through a facilitated discussion about the wrong-doing and resulting harms. 

 

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Christine Hanson Elected Chair of CASHRA Jul 03, 2019

The director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has been elected chair of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies at the association's Annual General Meeting in Charlottetown on June 28.

 

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