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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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International Women's Day 2017

The United Nations has set the theme for International Women's Day 2017 as "Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030." The Commissioners of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission have prepared a video to acknowledge this day.  

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Challenging Canadians to Respond to the Quebec Attack

In conversations with faith, political, and cultural leaders in Saskatchewan, I heard a consistent and shared response to the attack on the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec (Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec) in the Quebec City suburb of Ste. Foy. Without exception, that response has…

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Mr. Michael San Miguel Appointed as New SHRC Commissioner

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael San Miguel as a new Commissioner.  The Government of Saskatchewan made the 5-year term appointment on December 15, 2016 through an Order in Council. “Mr. San Miguel has shown that he understands…

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