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Rights Commission: Rights and Nova Scotians

rights commission: This is a big year for the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, Mark Furey, the minister responsible for the commission, said in a release, according to The Chronicle Herald. What better way to celebrate a 50th anniversary than to recognize those who drive positive social change. Celebrating 50 years in existence, the human rights commission asks Nova Scotians to nominate individuals or groups for the 2017 Human Rights Awards. The minister said he encourages Nova Scotians to nominate individuals or organizations that are helping us build an inclusive province through respect for human rights. Award recipients are chosen in youth, individual and organization categories. The awards are presented each year by the commission and Partners for Human Rights, a group of organizations dedicated to creating more respectful communities through the promotion of human rights. ( As reported in the news.