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June Avivi Receives Saskatchewan Order of Merit

At a recent ceremony in Regina, June Avivi received our province’s highest honour — the Saskatchewan Order of Merit — for being a leading Holocaust educator and a staunch advocate for people with intellectual disabilities in Saskatchewan. A teacher by trade, Mrs. Avivi spent…

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December 3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On December 3, people across Saskatchewan and around the world will observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The goal of this annual observance — first proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations — is to promote widespread understanding of disability issues while…

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SHRC Deputy Chief Commissioner Appointed to Federal Court

On November 29, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, appointed Mr. Paul Favel, Q.C., to the Federal Court. Mr. Favel’s appointment is effective December 11, 2017. “On behalf of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, I offer my…

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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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