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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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Chair, Commissioner Reappointments Aug 03, 2022

The Government of Nova Scotia has reappointed two members of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission by an Order in Council which took effect July 29, 2022.

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Marking Emancipation Day Jul 28, 2022

On August 1 we commemorate Emancipation Day, the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.

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Setting the Bar on Human Rights: Key Cases in African Nova Scotian Communities Jul 26, 2022

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission will host a panel discussion entitled "Setting the Bar on Human Rights: Key Cases in African Nova Scotian Communities"  on Friday July 29 at the National Black Canadian Summit in partnership

Upcoming Events

National Acadian Day

 August 15, 2022

Gender Equality Week

 September 18 - September 24, 2022

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