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African Nova Scotian Liaison/Education Officer Nov 22, 2021

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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POSTPONED: Human Rights on the Road: Whitney Pier Nov 17, 2021

Due to forecasted inclement weather, this session has been canceled and will be rescheduled in consultation with community partners.

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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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