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SHRC Offers Human Rights Perspective to the Federal Task Force on Cannabis Legalization

On December 13, 2016, the Federal Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation presented its final report to the federal ministers for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Health (click here to view the final report). The Task Force was mandated…

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"Text With 911" Service Launched for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Speech Impaired Residents

On November 24, the provincial government announced a 911 emergency reporting service for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired that uses text messaging. The “Text with 911” service is designed to work with the built-in texting apps on compatible cellular telephones.…

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First Ever Courageous Conversations Forum

Above: e-Journalism students from Aden Bowman Collegiate created an extensive online blog with excerpts, audio clips, video interviews, and their own reflections. Click on the image above to see their student perspectives video. On Tuesday, November 15, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, the…

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Human Rights in Saskatchewan

It's the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission's job to discourage and eliminate discrimination. It does that in three ways:

  • Investigates complaints of discrimination
  • Promotes and approves equity programs
  • Educates people about human rights law in Saskatchewan

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