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

December 7th, 2023 - December 7th, 2023 - Trans Representation in Film Panel

Join filmmakers Shelley Thompson (Dawn, Her Dad & the Tractor), Brody Weaver (Youth Project), and Marley O'Brien (Artist), to discuss how transgender representation in film can help to advance understanding and offer an opportunity to unpack assumptions and misconceptions. This panel accompanies the 10-day free screening of Dawn in partnership with the Atlantic International Film Festival.

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2023
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. AT

Location: Zoomm (Registration required)

December 6th, 2023 - December 6th, 2023 - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 4th, 2023 - December 4th, 2023 - Housing and Human Rights Panel

What role do human rights play in Canada’s national housing crisis? Tune in for a virtual panel discussion with Nova Scotians working to find housing solutions for unhoused people. A representative from the Office of Canada’s Federal Housing Advocate will provide context and insights from the Advocate’s recent interim report on housing encampments in Canada.

Date: December 4, 2023
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ADT
Location: Zoom (Registration required)


December 3rd, 2023 - December 3rd, 2023 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities