The Nova Scotia Human Commission was established in 1967 due to the racism faced by African Nova Scotians. Over the last 50 years, the Commission has assisted Nova Scotians facing discrimination and promoted respect for human rights and inclusivity in our province.
On September 18, 2017, The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission announced that it had selected Dr. Scot Wortley as the independent expert to examine Halifax police street check data related to persons of African descent.
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and South House are partnering to hold a community consultation session about gender markers on ID documents. Have you encountered obstacles or challenges in changing your gender marker on your Nova Scotia ID?