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  • December 6, 2021
    National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2021

    It has been 32 years since a mass shooting at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal ended the lives of 14 young women. In the wake of this tragic event, Parliament designated December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. Each year on this date, we wear white ribbons […]

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  • December 3, 2021
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

    Each year on December 3, people around the world observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Established by the United Nations in 1992, the goal of this annual observance is to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society. The theme this year is Leadership and participation of persons […]

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  • August 9, 2021
    Barry Wilcox, Q.C. appointed interim Chief Commissioner

    The Saskatchewan Minister of Justice and Attorney General has appointed Barry Wilcox, Q.C. as the interim Chief Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. Wilcox began serving as a Commissioner for the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission in June 2011. On September 12, 2018, the Government of Saskatchewan appointed him the Commission’s Deputy Chief Commissioner through […]

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  • July 29, 2021
    Chief Commissioner Arnot appointed to Senate

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission’s Chief Commissioner, David Arnot, has been appointed as an independent Senator. “This is a great honour and I am truly humbled,” said Arnot. “The Prime Minister was clear when he spoke to me that he expects me to make a significant contribution to […]

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  • June 12, 2021
    Philippine Independence Day 2021

    June 12, 2021, marks the 123rd anniversary of Philippine Independence Day. As Filipinos around the world celebrate the commemoration of the declaration of their inherent and inalienable right to freedom and independence, we join them in celebration and recognize the many meaningful contributions and rich cultural contributions Filipinos have made to Saskatchewan society. “I am […]

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  • April 26, 2021
    COVID-19 fueling wave of anti-Asian racism

    By Doug Cuthand   The COVID-19 pandemic has been with us for over a year now and the strain has been showing. In these difficult times hatred and fear are boiling to the surface. The reaction to this pandemic is the opposite to what is really needed to bring us together and fight a common […]

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