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Court Decision Supports Publisher's Right to Deny Anti-gay Advertising

On September 6, 2016 the Court of Queen’s Bench determined that the Regina Leader-Post did not discriminate when it refused to publish an advertisement deemed to be anti-gay. Mr. Hugh Owens purchased advertising in the Regina Leader-Post between 1997 and 2012. In 2013, the Regina Leader-Post…

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Addressing Racism Requires Focused Dialogue, Constructive Action

The tragic homicide of Mr. Colten Boushie near Biggar has sparked a great deal of public debate; some of it questioning the level of racism that exists in our province. The racism that has been revealed is shocking to most, but not to Indigenous people. The lived experience of Indigenous people…

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Call for Nominations: Deaf, deaf, Hard of Hearing Consultation Committee

Any individual may nominate themselves, or another individual on their behalf, by submitting the nomination form (below) by July 12, 2016 to: Brenda Robertson Manager, Systemic Initiatives Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission Suite 816 – 122 3rd Avenue North Saskatoon SK  S7K 2H6…

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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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