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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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"Answering the Calls" – National Aboriginal Day 2017

Indigenous cultures, traditions, and contributions were celebrated this National Aboriginal Day at Victoria Park in Saskatoon. In addition to speakers, musicians, artists, and displays, the second annual “Rock Your Roots, Walk for Reconciliation” was also held. Families, students, and…

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Horizon School Division Hosts Holocaust Symposium

On April 24, Horizon School Division held a Holocaust Symposium for Grade 11 students at the Humboldt Uniplex. This event provided students with an opportunity to hear from Mr. Amek Adler, a Holocaust survivor, who witnessed the violence, abuse, and dehumanization of Jewish people in Poland during…

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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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