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Mediation achieves resolution for racial discrimination complaint

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce that a settlement has been reached in a complaint of discrimination based on ancestry and race. On December 10, 2014, Regina Police Service officers used force to detain Mr. Simon Ash-Moccasin while investigating a call. Mr.…

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Mosaic Stadium: a monument to accessibility

Most people in Saskatchewan know the Roughriders’ home opener is this Friday at Mosaic Stadium. What they may not know, however, is that the new stadium in a shining example of accessibility in Canada. Prior to Mosaic’s grand opening, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission heard from…

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Saskatchewan Court allows removal of gender from birth certificates

Saskatchewan has become the first jurisdiction in Canada where the Court has ordered the provincial government to allow for the removal of gender markers on birth certificates.   Currently, the Northwest Territories along with Newfoundland and Labrador allow for non-binary markers on birth…

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SHRC Releases Housing and Public Assistance Stakeholder Consultation Report

Today, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission released the summary of its stakeholder consultations on rental housing related discrimination in the City of Saskatoon. The report, “Access and Equality for Renters in Receipt of Public Assistance: A Report to Stakeholders,” is part of a…

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D/deaf and hard of hearing preschool Public Consultation

The Ministry of Education is seeking the perspectives of parents of children who are D/deaf and hard of hearing into the development a preschool program. The survey information can be found at http://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/public-consultations/deaf-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-preschool.…

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