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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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Statement from the Chair: Mi’kmaq History Month Oct 01, 2022

Each year, Mi’kmaq history and culture are celebrated across Nova Scotia throughout the month of October.

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation & Orange Shirt Day Sep 29, 2022

On September 30th we recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Commemorating that tragic and painful history is an essential part of reconciliation.

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Community Partnership: Rhythm & Rights Program for Youth Sep 09, 2022

The Human Rights Commission is excited to announce the launch of a program for youth aged 12-19 in partnership with the Dartmouth-based MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning.

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