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Mike Simmonds - Advocate for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission regretfully recognizes the passing of Mr. Mike Simmonds on April 25, 2016. Over the course of many years, Mr. Simmonds championed the need for improved accommodation in the transportation and service industries in Saskatoon. Of particular note, he…

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Public Prayer Complaint Dismissed by Chief Commissioner

MEDIA RELEASE: The Chief Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission announced today that he has dismissed a complaint about the occurrence of public prayer at a City of Saskatoon volunteer appreciation banquet.  The complainant had argued that the prayer interfered with freedom…

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Living in Harmony Award Recipients Demonstrate Good Citizenship

On March 21, 2016, the City of Saskatoon recognized students, individuals, and organizations that help make the city a welcoming and inclusive community for all people. Timed to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the City of Saskatoon’s Cultural…

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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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