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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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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.

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Statement from the Director & CEO: Human Rights Through Our Eyes Feb 11, 2022

2022 marks the 38th year of African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. Annually, this month provides an opportunity to reflect on the immense contributions of African Nova Scotians and persons of African descent to the social, cultural, political, and economic fabric of our province.

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Celebrating African Heritage Feb 01, 2022

Each year February marks African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia, inviting us to celebrate the history, culture, and contributions of African Nova Scotians.