Feature Articles

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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Beals v. Dartmouth Comfort Inn Board of Inquiry Decision Jun 06, 2019

The chair of an independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Yvette Beals v. Dartmouth Comfort Inn issued his decision   June 6.


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Nova Scotia Landlords Advised Against Discriminatory Rental Practices Jun 05, 2019

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is hoping to educate landlords in the province after seeing a noticeable increase in inquiries related to discriminatory rental practices targeting families.

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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.