Accessibility Checklist

PURPOSE Our Accessibility Checklist is intended to help you host accessible and inclusive public events. It is not difficult to plan events for people of all abilities, ages, body types, and genders. Simply plan ahead and be flexible. Three things to keep in mind when hosting a community event: Remove physical barriers and possible hazards … Read more

National eLearning course to address Consumer Racial Profiling

The Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) has launched Serving All Customers Better, a free online course that will help businesses nationwide address and prevent consumer racial profiling. The new course is a valuable resource to help businesses prevent consumer racial profiling. It can help train the thousands of front-line service staff across … Read more

2017-2018 Annual Report

Our 2017-2018 Annual Report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on October 31, 2018. Below is the letter from the Chair. For a copy of the full report,  download a file at the end of this post. The Commission is just one part of the broader NWT community that is committed to human rights and social … Read more

Stories for Peace

What is Stories for Peace? The Northwest Territories Human Rights Commmission developed the Stories for Peace Initiative to help foster equality human rights. Our program encourages audiences of all ages to engage with human rights themed stories to better understand the principles of inclusion and diversity. Increasing human rights literacy helps to build healthier communities … Read more