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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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2018 Human Rights Awards Presented Jan 24, 2019

Recipients of the 2018 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony  Dec. 10, at the Halifax Central Library.

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United Against Genocide Travelling Exhibit Oct 26, 2018

A travelling exhibit on loan from the Montreal Holocaust Museum will be displayed at Victoria Park, Sydney from Nov 2-14.

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National Supported Employment Conference: June 19-21, 2018 (Halifax) May 01, 2018

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is pleased to support the Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) national conference at the Halifax Convention Centre from June 19-21, 2018.

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CASHRA 2018 - June 26-27, Whitehorse, Yukon Apr 26, 2018

CASHRA 2018, The Time is Now: Change and Innovation in Human Rights Today, June 26-27, Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Public Lecture With Tim Wise - Towards Racial Equity: Becoming an Effective Ally Mar 12, 2018

On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission are pleased to present Tim Wise, one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States.

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Resources to Help Nova Scotia Employers Address Sexual Harassment Mar 08, 2018

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is introducing new online resources to help employers address and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.