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Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Ltd. Board of Inquiry

Human Rights Commission

May 11, 2018 2:03 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Ltd. Board of Inquiry
An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Limited will begin Monday, May 14, at the Nova Scotia Securities Commission hearing room at Duke Tower, 5251 Duke St., Suite 400, Halifax.

MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

March 12, 2018 11:58 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes
The independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia, resumed today, March 12.

Resources to Help Nova Scotia Employers Address Sexual Harassment

Human Rights Commission

March 8, 2018 11:09 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Resources to Help Nova Scotia Employers Address Sexual Harassment
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is introducing new online resources to help employers address and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

February 28, 2018 12:49 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia, will resume on March 6 in Halifax.

MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

February 16, 2018 1:32 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia, will resume on Feb. 20.

MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia

Human Rights Commission

February 2, 2018 11:12 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry is being held in the case of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia, starting on Monday, Feb. 5, in Halifax.

2017 Human Rights Awards

Human Rights Commission

December 8, 2017 8:38 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--2017 Human Rights Awards
Recipients of the 2017 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony today, Dec. 8, at Citadel High School in Halifax.

Seeking Nominations for 2017 Human Rights Awards

Human Rights Commission

October 12, 2017 9:45 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMISSION--Seeking Nominations for 2017 Human Rights Awards
On its 50th anniversary, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission invites Nova Scotians to nominate individuals or groups for the 2017 Human Rights Awards.

Serious Concerns Raised by UN Regarding Systemic Discrimination Faced by African Nova Scotians

Human Rights Commission

September 25, 2017 12:22 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Serious Concerns Raised by UN Regarding Systemic Discrimination Faced by African Nova Scotians
After visiting Nova Scotia and other parts of Canada last fall, a United Nations working group is raising serious concerns regarding ongoing systemic discrimination faced by people of African descent.

Independent Expert to Examine Police Street Check Data

Human Rights Commission

September 18, 2017 11:20 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Independent Expert to Examine Police Street Check Data
Scot Wortley has been selected by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission as the independent expert to examine police street check data related to persons of African descent.

Wakeham v. Nova Scotia Department of Environment, Board of Inquiry Decision

Human Rights Commission

July 10, 2017 11:34 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Wakeham v. Nova Scotia Department of Environment, Board of Inquiry Decision
An independent human rights board of inquiry has ruled that the Nova Scotia Department of Environment discriminated against Sandra Wakeham when it did not provide reasonable accommodation as an employer for her disability.

Two Indigenous Nova Scotian Human Rights Commissioners to Attend United Nations Meeting

Human Rights Commission

July 7, 2017 9:55 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Two Indigenous Nova Scotian Human Rights Commissioners to Attend United Nations Meeting
Two commissioners with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, Chief Andrea Paul and Cheryl Knockwood, will attend a United Nations meeting on the rights of Indigenous peoples in Geneva, Switzerland, from July 10-14.

Yuille v. the Nova Scotia Health Authority, Board of Inquiry Decision

Human Rights Commission

April 7, 2017 2:17 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Yuille v. the Nova Scotia Health Authority, Board of Inquiry Decision
An independent human rights board of inquiry has ruled that the Nova Scotia Health Authority discriminated against Melanie Yuille when it revoked her conditional job offer to work as a registered nurse at the Dartmouth General Hospital.

New Education Campaign Helps Businesses Address Consumer Racial Profiling

Human Rights Commission

March 27, 2017 10:19 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--New Education Campaign Helps Businesses Address Consumer Racial Profiling
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has launched a free online course to help businesses address and prevent consumer racial profiling.

Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

March 16, 2017 9:47 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality Hearing Resumes
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality is scheduled to resume Wednesday, March 22.

Call for Human Rights Art Submissions from Nova Scotia Youth

Human Rights Commission

February 28, 2017 1:44 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Call for Human Rights Art Submissions from Nova Scotia Youth
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has launched an art competition for Nova Scotia youth in celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2017.

Board Rules in Favour of Insurance Coverage for Medical Marijuana

Human Rights Commission

February 2, 2017 1:41 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Board Rules in Favour of Insurance Coverage for Medical Marijuana
An independent human rights board of inquiry has ruled that Gordon (Wayne) Skinner's medical marijuana expenses are to be covered by his employee insurance plan.

Yuille v. Nova Scotia Health Authority, Board of Inquiry

Human Rights Commission

January 6, 2017 11:59 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Yuille v. Nova Scotia Health Authority, Board of Inquiry
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Melanie Yuille vs. Nova Scotia Health Authority is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Halifax.

2016 Human Rights Awards Presented

Human Rights Commission

December 10, 2016 10:45 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--2016 Human Rights Awards Presented
Recipients of the 2016 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony today, Dec. 10, at the Halifax Central Library.

Catherine Marriott v. CanPro Insulation Services

Human Rights Commission

December 8, 2016 11:52 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Catherine Marriott v. CanPro Insulation Services
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Catherine Marriott v. CanPro Insulation Services will begin Tuesday, Dec 13.

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