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Annual Report 2012/2013: Four Pillars - One Vision

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) achieved unprecedented success in the 2012-13 fiscal year.  From increased case resolution through mediation, to milestones in the development of the citizenship education program, and to the use of selective litigation which lead to the forceful…

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Mediation Achieves Resolution For Transgender Woman's Complaint

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is pleased to announce that a mediated settlement has been achieved in a complaint of discrimination based on sex/gender.  On April 21, 2013 a business owner infringed Section 12 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code by denying a transgender woman…

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CHRC marks 35 years of protecting Canadians' rights

On September 7, 1978, the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) opened its doors for the first time. Since then, individuals or groups who believe they have suffered discrimination based on any of the grounds in the Canadian Human Rights Act have come to the CHRC on more than 35,000 occasions…

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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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