On Friday, December 18, the Executive Council, by Order in Council, appointed two new commissioners, Savannah DeWolfe and Robin Thompson, and re-appointed Deepak Prasad for a third term as commissioner.
The Preston Township Emergency Response Team received a 2020 Nova Scotia Human Rights Award in recognition of their community-led, culturally relevant COVID-related assistance during the early months of the pan
Christine Hanson, chair of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) delivered the following statement today, Nov. 10, to the meeting of Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Human Rights Ministers.
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission acknowledges and supports the Mi’kmaq Treaty right to fish and earn a moderate livelihood. The Commission is mandated to address acts of racism and discrimination and is closely monitoring the situation in southwestern Nova Scotia.