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International Women's Day 2018

Every year on this date — March 8 — people in Saskatchewan and around the world recognize International Women’s Day. The theme for this year is, “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives.” This year’s observance comes at a time when…

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Dr. Fatima Coovadia Appointed as New SHRC Commissioner

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Fatima Coovadia as a new Commissioner. The Government of Saskatchewan made the 5-year appointment on January 25, 2018 through an Order of Council. “Dr. Coovadia is an ardent advocate of social justice who…

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January 10 - Raoul Wallenberg Day

Today, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission pays tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat whose incredible courage and selfless determination helped save tens of thousands of Jewish lives in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Called “the greatest humanitarian of the 20th Century” by the…

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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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