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Education & Resources


The Commission is authorized to prepare and distribute guidelines to assist the public in understanding and applying The Human Rights Code. The guidelines set out the Commission’s interpretation of the protections in The Human Rights Code and are based on general legal principles and decisions of courts and tribunals.

These guidelines are intended to provide you with practical guidance about the rights and responsibilities in The Human Rights Code.

We are revising our Guidelines on an ongoing basis so please keep checking back.


Discrimination against persons with disabilities who use service animals 

Discrimination based on gender identity 

Hospitality industry services

Human rights considerations in housing [New]

Human rights considerations in hiring [New]

You can respect human rights and control the sale of intoxicating substances

Drugs and alcohol in the workplace [New]

Harassment and sexual harassment

Reasonable accommodation in the workplace 

Special programs

Parents and pregnancy


    Human Rights Seminars

    Learn more about sessions scheduled in your area.



    Learn more about things like discrimination against persons with disabilities who use service animals, discrimination on the basis of gender identity and the principles of reasonable accommodation.


    30 years of The Human Rights Code

    Read more about the human rights milestones over the last 30 years of The Human Rights Code in Manitoba.