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June is Gender and Sexual Diversity Pride Month in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan proclaims the month of June as Gender and Sexual Diversity Pride Month. To find Pride events in your area, please visit your local Pride organization: Saskatoon PrideQueen City PrideSouthwest Saskatchewan PrideMoose Jaw PridePrince Albert Pride Happy Pride Month!

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Universal Newborn Screening Program expands to 18 hospitals

To help kick off Speech and Hearing Awareness Month, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health announced that as of May 1, 2019, newborns will be screened for early signs of hearing loss in all 18 hospitals in the province that regularly deliver babies. Follow this link for the full announcement:…

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2019 Employment Equity Targets

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission is pleased to provide businesses, employers, and all interested stakeholders with the latest employment targets for four designated equity groups. These targets reflect the ideal workforce representation of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, people with…

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Citizenship Education at Chief Whitecap School

Last week, CBC Saskatoon was at Chief Whitecap School to talk to students about diversity, inclusion, racism, and bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures in the classroom. During the visit, CBC spoke to a Grade 4 student about Citizenship Education. Here is what he had to say:

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words For Victims Of Hate

On the evening of March 14, 2019, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission held a public “Courageous Conversation” event about hate speech. Our panel discussed the potential dangers of hate speech and how, when left unregulated, unchecked or unchallenged, it can incite hate crime. During…

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