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Saskatoon Jewish Community Remembers the Holocaust, Honours SHRC Chief Commissioner

On Sunday, May 4, 2014 Congregation Agudas Israel invited the public to remember the Holocaust and hear from Mr. Robbie Waisman about his experience as a survivor.   Mr. Waisman was only 10 years old when he was put in the Buchenwald concentration camp. Mr.…

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Saskatoon Festival of Education

 The following messages are from Chief Commissioner David Arnot’s presentation at the Saskatoon Teachers’ Association’s “Saskatoon Festival of Education”: Citizenship education is being advanced in Saskatchewan through the creation of classroom ready…

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The Power of One: A tribute to Raoul Wallenberg

On January 17, 1945, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, went missing in Budapest, Hungary.  It is believed that Wallenberg was abducted and later murdered because of his successful efforts to protect Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust during the Second World War.  Wallenberg is credited…

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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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