News releases from Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (Page 24)

Awards Highlight Human Rights Reporting

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is sponsoring a new award to recognize reporting on human rights topics and to advance human rights as a subject for reporting.

Celebrating Mi'kmaq History Month

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

For the first time, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has organized an open house as part of Mi'kmaq History Month celebrations.

Toward Better Services for Abused Women

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

An affirmative action agreement signed today between Bryony House and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission will help to promote better services for battered women and human rights in the workplace.

Four Boards Of Inquiry Appointed

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Nova Scotia's Human Rights Commission has appointed four boards of inquiry to consider complaints of discrimination based on political affiliation, race and color and religion.

Step Forward for Same Sex Couples

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Settlements reached in two significant human rights cases involving same-sex couples are a step forward for Nova Scotia, says Wayne MacKay, executive director of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.

National Conference in Halifax

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is hosting a national conference of human rights organizations from May 31 to June 2, 1998.

Jurisdiction of Board of Inquiry

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is going before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, Thursday, March 26, to defend the authority of a Board of Inquiry to consider whether provincial legislation is discriminatory.