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Black History Month

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is pleased to add its voice to those celebrating black culture, history, and heritage in our country. Since the Government of Canada officially designated February as Black History Month in 1995, events have been held throughout Saskatchewan that…

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High School Students Commemorate Raoul Wallenberg Day

Congregation Agudas Israel and the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) are remembering Raoul Wallenberg, Canada’s first honorary Canadian Citizen and a defender of human rights during the Second World War, at a commemorative event at Holy Cross High School in Saskatoon on Friday,…

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International Human Rights Day

Across Saskatchewan, throughout Canada, and around the world, today, December 10, is International Human Rights Day. This day marks the anniversary of the General Assembly of the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. In recognition of the atrocities of…

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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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