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UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Mar 20, 2020

 March 21st is the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – a time for people around the world to take a stand against systemic racism, discrimination, prejudice, and intolerance in all forms.  The day honours the 69 lives lost after white South A

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COVID-19 and Discrimination Feb 28, 2020

Nova Scotians are asked to be vigilant against discrimination based on ethnic or national origin as global health concerns heighten.

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Retailers Reminded of Law Against Discrimination Jan 22, 2020

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is reminding retailers and service providers in the province that it is illegal to discriminate against an individual on the basis of their race and/or colour under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.

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