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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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Call for Nominations for 2021 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards Sep 10, 2021

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for the 2021 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards. 

People and groups who are committed to advancing human rights in the province can be nominated until Nov. 10. 

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Nova Scotians Observe Emancipation Day Jul 31, 2021

Nova Scotians will observe Emancipation Day on August 1st, marking the anniversary of 1834 when the British Empire outlawed slavery.

While many people of African descent recognize the date each year, this is the first year Nova Scotia is officially recognizing Emancipation Day.

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Statement: Commission Condemns Discrimination Against Political Candidates Jul 27, 2021

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission condemns recent acts of vandalism against a political candidate who is African Nova Scotian and calls upon all Nova Scotians to be respectful of candidates and of the democratic process during the provincial election campaign.

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