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January 10 - Raoul Wallenberg Day

Today, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission pays tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat whose incredible courage and selfless determination helped save tens of thousands of Jewish lives in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Called “the greatest humanitarian of the 20th Century” by the…

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Service Animals: The Right to Access Public Services and Facilities

Are you a manager or business owner? Did you know that a person who relies on a trained service animal has the same right to access public services and facilities with their animal as any other person? What’s more, it is a violation of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code for service providers…

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Follow Up to the Open Letter Regarding Discrimination in Tenancy: Next Steps

Two years ago today, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) and the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) issued a joint open letter about rental housing. At that time, and with near-zero percent vacancies in many communities, people receiving social assistance reported consistent…

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Human Rights in Saskatchewan

It's the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission's job to discourage and eliminate discrimination. It does that in three ways:

  • Investigates complaints of discrimination
  • Promotes and approves equity programs
  • Educates people about human rights law in Saskatchewan

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