News releases from Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (Page 2)

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

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Complainants in the matter of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia were awarded damages in the remedy decision issued yesterday, Dec. 4 by Walter Thompson, chair of the independent board of inquiry who found they were discriminated against in his decision issued in March 2019.

Symington v. Halifax Regional Municipality Board of Inquiry Dismissed

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The board chair in an independent human rights board of inquiry has dismissed the matter of Kathleen Symington v. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency today, Oct. 15.

Call for Nominations for 2019 Human Rights Awards

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Nova Scotians are encouraged to nominate individuals and groups for the 2019 Human Rights Awards.

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

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

A remedy hearing for the independent human rights board of inquiry into Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia will begin in Halifax, Tuesday, Sept 10.

Human Rights Complaint Settled

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Parties to a human rights complaint have come to a mutually agreeable settlement through a facilitated discussion about the wrong-doing and resulting harms.

Chair of National Human Rights Association Elected

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has been elected chair of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies at the association’s Annual General Meeting in Charlottetown, today June 28.

Beals v. Dartmouth Comfort Inn Board of Inquiry Decision

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The chair of an independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Yvette Beals v. Dartmouth Comfort Inn issued his decision today, June 6.

Landlords Advised Against Discriminatory Rental Practices

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is hoping to educate landlords after seeing a noticeable increase in inquiries related to discriminatory rental practices targeting families.

Dion Thomas-Hodges v. Nova Scotia Health Authority

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Dion Thomas-Hodges v. Nova Scotia Health Authority will begin Tuesday, June 4 in Halifax.

Harding v. Province of Nova Scotia and Department of Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

A human rights complaint sent to an independent board of inquiry has resulted in a settlement between the parties involved.

Symington v. Halifax Regional Municipality Fire and Emergency Services

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Kathleen Symington v. Halifax Regional Municipality Fire and Emergency Services will begin Tuesday, May 21, in Halifax.

Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality Decision on Remedy

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The chair of an independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Y.Z. v. Halifax Regional Municipality issued her decision on remedy today, May 15.

Beals v. Comfort Inn Dartmouth Board of Inquiry

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Yvette Beals v. Comfort Inn Dartmouth will begin Wednesday, May 8 in Halifax.

Independent Street Checks Report Presented

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Prof. Scot Wortley, doctor of criminology at the University of Toronto, presented his independent report on the issue of police street checks today, March 27.

Parties Reach Settlement in Complaint

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The parties in a human rights complaint alleging racial discrimination have reached a settlement through the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission’s restorative process.

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

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

A decision was delivered today, March 4, on the matter of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia.

Two New Commissioners Appointed to Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Nova Scotia 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

Nova Scotia 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

Nova Scotia 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

Nova Scotia 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.