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Discover all of the current and past human rights news, announcements and events, and see how you can get involved in supporting human rights in the province of Nova Scotia. 


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Resources for Inclusion Apr 08, 2022

The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) has recently launched Moving Beyond the Binary: a Guide on How to Make Your Organization Meaningfully Inclusive of Two-Spirit, Trans, Non-Binary, and Gender Diverse People.

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Statement from the Director & CEO: Resistance to Slavery and Unity against Racism Mar 25, 2022

Annually on March 25th, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade challenges us to remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system and raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today.

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Statement from the Director & CEO: Voices for Action Against Racism Mar 16, 2022

Discrimination based on race is prohibited under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. Despite this, and other advancements toward greater emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion, racism remains a source of injustice, pain, and trauma for Black, Indigenous, and other people of colour.

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We're Hiring: Manager, Dispute Resolution Mar 16, 2022

We are currently seeking applicants for the role of Manager, Dispute Resolution.

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Join our Team! Two Positions Now Open Feb 25, 2022

We are currently accepting applications for two positions on our Race Relations, Equity and Inclusion team!

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Disability Rights Board of Inquiry Feb 11, 2022

An independent human rights board of inquiry in the matter of Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia, Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone and Joseph Delaney vs. the Province of Nova Scotia will begin Wednesday, February 16.