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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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More than $520,000 invested to ensure newborns in Saskatchewan are screened for hearing loss

As part of the April 10, 2018 provincial budget, the Government of Saskatchewan announced an investment of more than $520,000 this year in a new program to ensure that babies born in Saskatchewan hospitals are screened for hearing loss. This investment in Saskatchewan’s future generations…

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