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Carleton vs. Halifax Regional Police and/or the Halifax Regional Police Association Board of Inquiry Resumes Oct 25, 2021

The independent human rights board of inquiry in the matter of Deborah Carleton vs. Halifax Regional Police and/or the Halifax Regional Police Association will resume Tuesday, Nov. 2, in Halifax.

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Duff v. Town of New Glasgow Board of Inquiry Oct 14, 2021

An independent Human Rights board of Inquiry into the matter of Kaitlin Duff v. Town of New Glasgow will begin Monday, October 25 in Stellerton.

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Statement from the Chair: Treaties, Truth and Reconciliation Sep 29, 2021

September 30th marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to commemorate those who lost their lives to Canada’s Indian Residential Schools, those who survived, their descendants, and all Indigenous families and communities whose lives continue to be impacted by the harmful e

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