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Follow Up to the Open Letter Regarding Discrimination in Tenancy: Next Steps

Two years ago today, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) and the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) issued a joint open letter about rental housing. At that time, and with near-zero percent vacancies in many communities, people receiving social assistance reported consistent…

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Jan Gitlin Receives Senate 150 Medal

A century and a half ago, the Senate of Canada convened in Ottawa and sat in Parliament for the first time. This year, to commemorate the milestone, the Senate is awarding medals of recognition to people across the country.  These Senate 150th Anniversary Medals — struck by the Royal…

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December 10 - International Human Rights Day

Celebrated annually around the world on December 10th, International Human Rights Day marks the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration was a moral, unified shout by the leading countries in the world, proclaiming loud…

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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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