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Enabling Accessibility Fund

“Our communities are stronger and everyone benefits when all members of society are included. The Enabling Accessibility Fund aims to do just that, and plays an important role in making sure that Canadians of all abilities are fully included in their workplaces and communities. ” …

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March 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On March 21, 1960, sixty-nine people were killed when police officers opened fire on a group peacefully protesting Apartheid in South Africa. The event that came to be known as the Sharpeville Massacre captured worldwide attention. So much so, that, in 1966, the General Assembly of the United…

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International Women's Day 2018

Every year on this date — March 8 — people in Saskatchewan and around the world recognize International Women’s Day. The theme for this year is, “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives.” This year’s observance comes at a time when…

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Dr. Fatima Coovadia Appointed as New SHRC Commissioner

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Fatima Coovadia as a new Commissioner. The Government of Saskatchewan made the 5-year appointment on January 25, 2018 through an Order of Council. “Dr. Coovadia is an ardent advocate of social justice who…

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January 10 - Raoul Wallenberg Day

Today, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission pays tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat whose incredible courage and selfless determination helped save tens of thousands of Jewish lives in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Called “the greatest humanitarian of the 20th Century” by the…

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