• Promoting and protecting individual dignity and equal rights

    The SHRC is an arms-length provincial government commission tasked with receiving, investigating, and adjudicating human rights complaints

  • The SHRC is an arms-length provincial government commission tasked with receiving, investigating, and adjudicating human rights complaints

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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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International Women’s Day 2016

“Sometimes equality means treating people the same, despite their differences, and sometimes it means treating them as equals by accommodating their differences” (p. 3). Equality in Employment: A Royal Commission Report, 1984 In her 1984 Royal Commission Report, Equality in Employment,…

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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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