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Employment Opportunity: African Nova Scotian Liaison/Education Officer. Jan 12, 2022

As part of the Commission’s commitment to addressing anti-Black racism, and historic and ongoing concerns within the African Nova Scotian community, we are pleased to share that we are seeking applications from the public for the position of African Nova Scotian Liaison/Education Officer.

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Human Rights on the Road Information Sessions Dec 10, 2021

NOTE: Due to continuing public health precautions and restrictions around gathering limits, the in-person sessions scheduled in the month of January are postponed and new dates will be announced once scheduled.


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Statement from the Chair: International Day of Persons with Disabilities Dec 02, 2021

On December 3rd Nova Scotia joins countries around the world in recognizing the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year’s theme is “Fighting for Rights in a Post-COVID Era.”

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