You Can Play

The NWT Human Rights Commission is proud to support Sport North Federation and their participation and leadership in the You Can Play movement. The TEAM NWT You Can Play video is the first of its kind by a provincial or territorial sports organization in Canada. The Commission is proud to have provided financial support to … Read more

Call for Nominations – 2016 Accessibility Award

The NWT Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for their 5th annual Accessibility Award. This award is presented to a business or organization in recognition of new or existing physical and/or non-physical accommodations that increase accessibility to services for the public. Any business or organization providing services to the public is eligible for nomination. Deadline … Read more

Implementing the Recommendations of the 2015 Comprehensive Review

Executive Summary In 2014 the NWT Human Rights Commission contracted an independent review of the NWT Human Rights Act (Act) and its supporting programs to mark the tenth anniversary of the Act’s inception in 2004. The Commission received and publicly released the review report in April 2015. The review assessed the system’s progress in achieving … Read more

Ptarmigan Inn Wins NWTHRC 2015 Accessibility Award

Congratulations to The Ptarmigan Inn of Hay River, the 2015 NWT Human Rights Commission Accessibility Award winner. The Accessibility Award is presented annually to an organization in recognition of its efforts to increase accessibility for persons with disabilities. Terry Denischuck accepts the 2015 Accessibility Award from Commission Chair Charles Dent on behalf of the Ptarmigan Inn … Read more