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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.

Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

October 14, 2016 9:43 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, Oct. 19.

Mi'kmaq Leader Reappointed to Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission

October 3, 2016 1:57 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Mi'kmaq Leader Reappointed to Human Rights Commission
Chief Andrea Paul of Pictou Landing First Nation has been reappointed as a commissioner of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.

Seeking Nominations for 2016 Human Rights Awards

Human Rights Commission

October 3, 2016 1:53 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Seeking Nominations for 2016 Human Rights Awards
Nova Scotians are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups for the 2016 Human Rights Awards.

Kennedy v. Strait Regional School Board, Board of Inquiry Adjourned

Human Rights Commission

October 3, 2016 11:30 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Kennedy v. Strait Regional School Board, Board of Inquiry Adjourned
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Brendon Kennedy, Inverness County, v. Strait Regional School Board, Port Hastings, scheduled to begin on today, Oct. 3, has been adjourned.

Skinner v. Board of Trustees of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund

Human Rights Commission

September 29, 2016 12:13 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Skinner v. Board of Trustees of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund
An independent Nova Scotia human rights restorative board of inquiry in the case of Gordon (Wayne) Skinner of Head of Chezzetcook v. Board of Trustees of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund of Ontario, is scheduled to begin on Monday, Oct. 3.

Kennedy v. Strait Regional School Board, Board of Inquiry in Port Hawkesbury

Human Rights Commission

September 28, 2016 10:04 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Kennedy v. Strait Regional School Board, Board of Inquiry in Port Hawkesbury
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Brendon Kennedy, Inverness County, v. Strait Regional School Board, Port Hastings, is scheduled to begin on Monday, Oct. 3.

Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

September 16, 2016 10:38 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 Monday, Sept. 19.

Hiltz v. T.K. Palmer and Sons Contracting Inc.

Human Rights Commission

September 13, 2016 3:36 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Hiltz v. T.K. Palmer and Sons Contracting Inc.
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of David Hiltz v. T.K. Palmer and Sons Contracting Inc., scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 14, has been adjourned.

Hiltz v. T.K. Palmer and Sons Contracting Inc.

Human Rights Commission

September 12, 2016 9:41 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Hiltz v. T.K. Palmer and Sons Contracting Inc.
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of David Hiltz of Centreville v. T.K. Palmer and Sons Contracting Inc., Berwick, is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The board of inquiry will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Super 8 Hotel, 63 Cole Drive, Windsor.

Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Police Board of Inquiry Dismissed

Human Rights Commission

August 24, 2016 2:10 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Police Board of Inquiry Dismissed
An independent human rights board of inquiry into Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality has dismissed a complaint of discrimination.

Commission Hopes Education, Training Will Prevent Consumer Racial Profiling

Human Rights Commission

August 23, 2016 3:36 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Commission Hopes Education, Training Will Prevent Consumer Racial Profiling
NOTE: The following is a statement from Christine Hanson, director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission regarding consumer racial profiling.
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission hopes that education and training will lead to equal service for all Nova Scotia shoppers.

Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality Board of Inquiry Not Proceeding

Human Rights Commission

August 22, 2016 11:41 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality Board of Inquiry Not Proceeding
An independent human rights board of inquiry in the case of Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality scheduled to begin Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Halifax will not be proceeding by consent of the parties.

Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality Board of Inquiry

Human Rights Commission

August 18, 2016 10:15 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality Board of Inquiry
An independent human rights board of inquiry in the case of Robyn Atwell v. Halifax Regional Municipality will begin Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Halifax.

Thomas v. Halifax Regional Water Commission Complaint Dismissed

Human Rights Commission

August 8, 2016 10:34 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Thomas v. Halifax Regional Water Commission Complaint Dismissed
An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Mark Thomas v. Halifax Regional Water Commission (HRWC) has concluded with the dismissal of a complaint of discrimination.

Sandra Wakeham v. Nova Scotia Department of Environment Inquiry Continues

Human Rights Commission

July 29, 2016 9:02 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Sandra Wakeham v. Nova Scotia Department of Environment Inquiry Continues
An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Sandra Wakeham v. Nova Scotia Department of Environment, is scheduled to reconvene Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Mark Thomas v. Halifax Water Commission Preliminary Hearing

Human Rights Commission

July 13, 2016 10:06 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Mark Thomas v. Halifax Water Commission Preliminary Hearing
A preliminary hearing of the independent human rights board of inquiry into Mark Thomas v. Halifax Water Commission is scheduled to continue Monday, July 18.

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