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High School Students Commemorate Raoul Wallenberg Day

Congregation Agudas Israel and the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) are remembering Raoul Wallenberg, Canada’s first honorary Canadian Citizen and a defender of human rights during the Second World War, at a commemorative event at Holy Cross High School in Saskatoon on Friday,…

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International Human Rights Day

Across Saskatchewan, throughout Canada, and around the world, today, December 10, is International Human Rights Day. This day marks the anniversary of the General Assembly of the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. In recognition of the atrocities of…

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Access to Public Transportation a Concern for People with Disabilities

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is calling attention to concerns with accessible public transportation as part of the 2012 International Day for People with Disabilities. The United Nations has declared the theme for this day as, “removing barriers to create an inclusive and…

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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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