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An important part of the Commission’s mandate involves public education, community engagement and promotion of human rights in Nova Scotia.

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African Nova Scotian Liaison and Education Officer May 11, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Samm Reid has joined the Human Rights Commission’s Race Relations, Equity and Inclusion team as the African Nova Scotian Liaison and Education Officer.

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Commemorating Asian Heritage Month May 09, 2022

May is Asian Heritage Month, a time to reflect and learn more about the contributions and achievements of Canadians of Asian heritage who have done so much to make Canada the country we know and love.

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Disability Rights Board of Inquiry Continues Apr 14, 2022

An independent human rights board of inquiry in the matter of Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia, Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone and Joseph Delaney vs. the Province of Nova Scotia will continue Friday, April 22.

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