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International Human Rights Day 2019: Youth Standing Up For Human Rights

International Human Rights Day commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The Declaration describes the inalienable rights to which every human being is entitled to regardless of religion, colour, race, sex, language, national or social origin, political or other…

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2019

Thirty years ago, on December 6, a tragic shooting at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal ended the promising lives of 14 young women. Their deaths shocked the country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Women. Today, we…

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International Day for Persons with Disabilities 2019

On December 3, people around the world are asked to observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. First proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations, this day promotes the need for widespread understanding of disability issues while garnering support for the rights, dignity, and well-being…

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Mosaic Stadium "Certified Gold" by Rick Hansen Foundation

Over the course of the last year, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has met with many individuals and organizations to discuss barriers to accessibility in public buildings and spaces. Stakeholders, including people with disabilities, builders and building officials, architects and…

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Walking With Our Sisters Closing Ceremonies: A Retrospective

On August 18, 2019, the closing ceremonies for the Walking With Our Sisters (“WWOS”) national commemorative art installation were hosted at the East Village of the Batoche National Historic Site by the River Women Collective. It was the first time the installation was displayed outdoors.…

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