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Resolution of Birth Certificate Complaint Affirms Rights of Transgender People

With the resolution of human rights complaint brought forward by a transgender woman, all transgender adults in Saskatchewan who want the gender designation on their birth certificate changed will no longer have to surgery in order to receive new identification. Under The Vital Statistics Act,…

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SHRC Releases Deaf and Hard of Hearing Stakeholder Consultations Summary Report

MEDIA RELEASE The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission released a summary report today on its consultations with members of the deaf and hard of hearing communities. The report, “Access and Equality for Deaf, deaf, and Hard of Hearing People: A Report to Stakeholders,” is intended to…

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Mike Simmonds - Advocate for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission regretfully recognizes the passing of Mr. Mike Simmonds on April 25, 2016. Over the course of many years, Mr. Simmonds championed the need for improved accommodation in the transportation and service industries in Saskatoon. Of particular note, he…

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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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