News releases from Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Legislation Will Address Systemic Racism, Hate and Inequity

Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Legislation introduced today, March 24, with the support of all parties, will make Nova Scotia a leader in addressing systemic racism, hate and inequity.

Additional Engagement Sessions on Equity, Anti-Racism Legislation

Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Four more public engagement sessions will take place in February on proposed equity and anti-racism legislation being developed by an all-party committee.

Séances de consultation supplémentaires au sujet du projet de loi sur l'équité et l'antiracisme

Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Quatre séances supplémentaires de consultation auront lieu en février au sujet d'un projet de loi sur l'équité et l'antiracisme qui est en cours d'élaboration par un comité formé de tous les partis.

Commentaires invités au sujet d'une loi sur l'équité et l'antiracisme

Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

On invite les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse à soumettre leurs commentaires au sujet d'un projet de loi sur l'équité et l'antiracisme qui est en cours de rédaction par un comité formé de tous les partis.

Feedback Open on Equity, Anti-Racism Legislation

Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Nova Scotians are invited to give their feedback on proposed equity and anti-racism legislation being developed by an all-party committee.

Changes Under Land Titles Clarification Act Will Help Resolve Claims Faster

Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives / Natural Resources and Renewables

The government is streamlining how some land claims are handled to help people in historic African Nova Scotian communities receive clear title to their property faster.

Assessment of Equity in Individual Program Plans Will Address Barriers in Education

Premier's Office / Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives / Education and Early Childhood Development

The province is launching an equity assessment of individual program plans (IPPs) to identify and remove systemic barriers in education that affect students of African and Indigenous descent.

Working Group Will Support Race-Based Data Collection Initiative

Premier's Office / Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives / African Nova Scotian Affairs / Health and Wellness

The Nova Scotia government has established a community-based working group to support the collection of race-based data in the health system.

Legislation Recognizes Emancipation Day in Nova Scotia

African Nova Scotian Affairs / Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Nova Scotia will officially designate Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day in recognition of the history and impacts of slavery in the province.

Investments in Land Titles Initiative to Speed Up Claims

Premier's Office / Office of Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Today, March 5, Premier Iain Rankin announced a $3 million compensation fund to accelerate efforts to address the legacy of systemic racism relating to land ownership in historic African Nova Scotian communities.