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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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  • March 21, 2021
    International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2021

    Today, we join people throughout Saskatchewan and around the world in recognizing the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Since 1966, when the United Nations first proclaimed this date to be the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21 has been a day that brings us together to reject racism, […]

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  • March 19, 2021
    Commissioner Heather Kuttai receives 2021 USask Lifetime Achievement Award

    SHRC Commissioner Heather Kuttai has been named a 2021 recipient of the USask Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions to the social, cultural and economic well-being of society. Heather is an author, disability advocate, and human rights activist who has lived in Saskatoon for the last 27 years. She has a […]

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