New Online Training Course Helps Create Safer Workplaces for All Canadians

The Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) launched Safer Spaces in Canada, its second online training course developed to educate Canadians and protect human rights. The launch took place at the association’s annual national conference in Charlottetown, PEI. Safer Spaces in Canada addresses the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace, a serious … Read moreNew Online Training Course Helps Create Safer Workplaces for All Canadians

NWT HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION SUPPORTS THE MMIWG REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

As part of our commitment to reconciliation,  The NWT Human Rights Commission will review the Calls for Justice made in the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) at our July Commission meeting. We will look for places where we can incorporate the Calls in our own … Read moreNWT HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION SUPPORTS THE MMIWG REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

2019 Accessibility Award Winner is the Hamlet of Aklavik

The NWT Human Rights Commission presented the 2019 Accessibility Award to the Hamlet of Aklavik at the Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities Tea hosted by the NWT Disabilities Council. This award recognizes new and existing physical and/or non-physical accommodations that businesses make or have made to increase accessibility to their services. The Hamlet of … Read more2019 Accessibility Award Winner is the Hamlet of Aklavik