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  • May 29, 2024
    National AccessAbility Week 2024

    The Government of Saskatchewan has joined provinces across Canada, and Spinal Cord Injury Saskatchewan (SCI Sask), in proclaiming May 26 to June 1, 2024, as National AccessAbility Week. National AccessAbility Week is dedicated to celebrating the contributions and leadership of Canadians living with disabilities. It is also focused on promoting efforts to increase inclusion and […]

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  • December 10, 2023
    2023 International Human Rights Day

    Each year on December 10, people in Saskatchewan and around the world observe International Human Rights Day. It is a day to commemorate the anniversary of one of the world’s most groundbreaking global pledges – the Universal Declaration of Human Right (UDHR). This landmark document enshrined the clear and inalienable rights that every human being […]

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  • December 6, 2023
    2023 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

    Thirty-five years ago, on December 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at Polytechnique Montréal in a violent act of misogyny that shook the country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Today, we wear white ribbons in remembrance of: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan […]

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  • December 3, 2023
    2023 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Today (December 3) is the 2023 International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It is a day to promote widespread understanding of disability issues and reaffirm our support for the rights, dignity, and well-being of persons with disabilities everywhere The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission remains committed to protecting and promoting the inherent dignity and equal rights of […]

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  • February 6, 2023
    International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2023

    The Government of Saskatchewan has declared February 6, 2023, as “International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation” in Saskatchewan. In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly designated this date as International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in an attempt to amplify and direct the efforts on the elimination of this […]

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  • December 6, 2022
    National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2022

    On December 6, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission observes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day was established by the Parliament of Canada to mark the 1989 mass shooting at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal that took the lives of 14 young women. Every year on this date, we wear […]

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  • December 2, 2022
    International Day for Persons with Disabilities 2022

    In 1992, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed December 3 as the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Every year since then, people have observed this date with respect and recognition. The goal of the annual observance is to promote widespread understanding of disability issues while garnering support for the rights, dignity, and well-being of […]

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