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Canada's Highest Court Supports the Rights of Students with Learning Disabilities

A unanimous decision released by the Supreme Court of Canada supports the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission’s (SHRC) position that meeting the needs of students with learning disabilities is a human rights issue. The SHRC intervened in the Moore v. British Columbia (Education) case where…

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International Day for the Elimination of Racism 2012

  On March 21, 1960 the world was horrified to learn that 69 people were killed and more than 180 were wounded when police turned their guns on a peaceful anti-apartheid demonstration outside Sharpsville, South Africa. In 1966, the United Nations response to this atrocity was to declare March…

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Chief Commissioner's Message, International Women's Day 2012

In 1975, the United Nations began celebrating March 8 as International Women’s Day. It remains an important day for reflecting upon and recognizing all women’s past and current struggles and achievements, and the contributions women have made and continue to make to society.…

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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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