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Two New Commissioners Appointed to Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission

Two new appointments and a reappointment to the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission were announced today, Feb 8.

2018 Human Rights Awards Presented

Human Rights Commission

Recipients of the 2018 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony today, Dec. 10, at the Halifax Central Library.

Une campagne d'éducation nationale

Human Rights Commission

Une formation en ligne novatrice et gratuite lancée par la Commission des droits de la personne en mars 2017 a été adaptée à un public national.

Education Campaign Goes National

Human Rights Commission

An innovative free online training course launched by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission in March 2017 has now been adapted to serve a national audience.

Adams v Northwoodcare Halifax Inc. Board of Inquiry

Human Rights Commission

An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Ada Adams v Northwoodcare Halifax Inc. begins Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Halifax.

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

Human Rights Commission

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, will resume on Wednesday, Nov 7, in Halifax.

Montreal Holocaust Exhibit on Display in Sydney

Human Rights Commission

A travelling exhibit on loan from the Montreal Holocaust Museum will be displayed at Victoria Park, Sydney, from Nov. 2-14.

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

Human Rights Commission

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, will resume on Tuesday, Oct 30, in Halifax.

Appel de candidatures pour les prix des droits de la personne

Human Rights Commission

Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à présenter la candidature de particuliers ou de groupes pour les prix des droits de la personne.

Call for Nominations for 2018 Human Rights Awards

Human Rights Commission

Nova Scotians are encouraged to nominate individuals and groups for the 2018 Human Rights Awards.

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

Human Rights Commission

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, will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Halifax.

Decision for Reed, Marston, Vienneau, MacDonald and McKenna v. Province of Nova Scotia

Human Rights Commission

Gail Gatchalian, chair of an independent board of inquiry in the matter of Warren Reed, Ben Marston, Paul Vienneau, Jeremy MacDonald and Kelly McKenna v. Province of Nova Scotia issued her decision late Thursday, Sept. 6.

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

Human Rights Commission

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 Thursday, Sept. 6 in Halifax.

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

Human Rights Commission

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 Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Reed et.al. v. Province of Nova Scotia

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An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Warren Reed, Ben Marston, Paul Vienneau, Jeremy MacDonald and Kelly McKenna v. Province of Nova Scotia will begin July 5 in Halifax.

Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality Remedy Hearing

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An independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality is scheduled for a remedy hearing Monday, June 4. The hearing is to discuss the awarding of damages, or assignment of mandated training.

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

Human Rights Commission

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 Monday, June 4.

Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Ltd. Board of Inquiry

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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

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

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The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is introducing new online resources to help employers address and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.