On this page, you will find upcoming and past Commision and community events. We encourage all Nova Scotians to participate and celebrate our diverse communities. If you have an event we should include here please contact us.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events scheduled

Past Events

October 1st, 2017 - December 31st, 2017 - Youth Art at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport

For the Commission's 50th Anniversary, youth across Nova Scotia submitted works of art on what human rights mean to them. Youth artwork will be displayed digitally on screens at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and seen by visitors and travelers from Nova Scotia, Canada and around the world.

October 18th, 2017 - October 18th, 2017 - Reconciliation: Let's Start the Conversation

The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is holding a community event to consult on developing a strategy on how the urban indigenous community and residents of Halifax can move forward together towards Reconciliation. This community collaboration session will be held at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. More information can be found here.

November 23rd, 2017 - November 23rd, 2017 - Gender Markers and ID Documents: A Community Consultation

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and South House are partnering to hold a community consultation session about gender markers on ID documents. To find out more information and to RSVP (by November 9), please visit here.

December 8th, 2017 - December 8th, 2017 - Celebrations for Human Rights Day and Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards

Celebrations for International Human Rights Day, as well as the Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards presentation, will take place at Citadel High School in the Spatz Theatre in Halifax. To register, please visit this site.