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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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Inclusive Communities

People with intellectual and physical disabilities have the right to live free from discrimination, and to enjoy the same services, vocations, and education as every other citizen in the Province of Saskatchewan. They also have the right to enjoy the same level of inclusion and quality of life. The…

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International Women's Day 2019

In 1975, the United Nations declared March 8 as International Women’s Day. Forty-five years later, it remains a day for celebrating the many contributions women and girls make to our society. It is also a day to recognize and reflect on the past and current struggles of women and girls. The…

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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations officially adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This Declaration – one of the greatest documents of modern history – was the world’s response to the atrocities and horrors of the Holocaust. It is an…

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National Day for Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, a 25-year-old man named Marc Lépine burst into l’École Polytechnique de Montréal with an assault rifle and killed 14 women in cold blood. Their deaths shocked a nation and, in 1991, sparked the Canadian Parliament to designate December 6 as a National…

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