News & Events

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

Find out the lastest by looking at our press releases, reading about our activities, and discovering upcoming events. 

If you are a member of the media or would like to discuss event partnerships, please contact us.

You can find Board of Inquiry decisions here.

Press Releases


Stay up to date with the latest press releases for the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.


Read All Press Releases

Featured Articles

seas of struggle african heritage from shore to short

Statement from the Chair: Celebrating African Heritage Month Jan 23, 2023

African Heritage Month is an opportunity for Nova Scotians to reflect upon and celebrate the immense contributions of African Nova Scotians and persons of African descent to the social, cultural, political, and economic fabric of our province.

a set of white stylized scales inside a blue circle

Jennifer Doucet vs. Farrow Law Board of Inquiry Dec 06, 2022

An independent human rights board of inquiry in the matter of Jennifer Doucet vs. Jacqueline Farrow Law Office Inc., also known as Farrow Law, will begin Monday, December 12, in Halifax.

Woman of colour wearing low-vision sunglasses and a hijab gesturing in a meeting. Text reads "International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 3 December. Access includes everyone."

Access Includes Everyone: International Day for Persons with Disabilities Dec 02, 2022

December 3rd marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD),

Upcoming Events

Sorry, there are currently no upcoming events. See our past events.

Join the Conversation

Get connected to Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission on a variety of social media channels and let your voice be heard.