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News Releases


May 12, 2022

RRC Polytech Expands Respectful College Program to Students

Janurary 31, 2022

Statement from the A/Executive Director of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission on the recent protests and circulation of hate signs, symbols and statements


December 31, 2021

New Chairperson appointed to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission’s Board of Commissioners

December 13, 2021

December 13, 2021: Letter to Manitoba Health regarding Human Rights and Triage Protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 3, 2021

Statement on the Circulation of Fraudulent Information Regarding the Manitoba Human Rights Commission and COVID-19 Vaccines

June 30, 2021

Pilot Program Aims to Close Gaps in Services and Care For Adults With Disability-Related Needs

June 10, 2021

Statement on Human Rights implications of Mandatory Vaccination, Vaccination Identification and Vaccination Incentives programs


January 12, 2021

New Decision reinforces that housing providers must maintain harassment free residences



February 25, 2020 

New decision protects Manitobans from discrimination on the basis of a crimninal record


December 20, 2019

Employers must take reasonable steps to address workplace harassment, decision finds

November 5, 2019

Decision affirms the right of non-binary transgender people to birth certificate that reflects their gender identity

March 19, 2019

New Human Rights Decision Finds Landlord Discriminated Against Person on Income Assistance


October 16, 2018

October 5, 2018

Decision demonstrates navigating mental health issues in the workplace is complicated

October 2, 2018

Manitoba Human Rights Awards Nominations Open & Artist Announced

July 24, 2018

Manitoba Human Rights Commission releases 2017 Annual Report

March 21, 2018

Commission Marks International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by Reaching Out to Family Resource Centres

March 8, 2018

Human Rights Commission Calls on Workplaces to Address Harassment

January 19, 2018

Adjudicator Finds Northern Hotel Didn't Stop Egregious Harassment

January 10, 2018

Human Rights Decision Fails to Order Registration of Same-Sex Marriage




December 28, 2017

NRHA Requests Leave to Appeal from Supreme Court of Canada

December 6, 2017  

Manitoba Human Rights Awards Announces 2017 Recipients

August 17, 2017          

New Website Makes Human Rights Accessible to the Public




March 21, 2016            

International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

April 29, 2016              

Adjudicator finds employees forced to tolerate poisoned work environment

May 5, 2016                

Pregnancy a factor in decision to terminate employee

May 19, 2016              

MHRC will appeal Court of Queens Bench ruling on jurisdiction

September 28, 2016    

Systemic settlement remedies each and every person

October 6, 2016           

Brandon artist to design commitment award

November 23, 2016     

Human Rights Award recipients announced 

December 7, 2016       

2016 Human Rights Awards invitation to media

December 21, 2016     

City of Steinbach resolves complaint




January 23, 2015         

MHRC responds to racism in Winnipeg

February 17, 2015       

MHRC goes North

February 26, 2015        

MHRC releases Service Animal Consultation Report

May 22, 2015                

MHRC disappointed by dismissal of pregnancy complaint

June 2, 2015                 

MHRC applauds TRC findings

September 15, 2015     

Employer must avoid stereotypes and assumptions about addiction     

December 1, 2015        

Awards recognize dedication to reconciliation

December 16, 2015     


February 21, 2014       

Commission reviews its options after discrimination case dismissed

February 25, 2014       

Changes at MHRC

April 10, 2014              

DREAM Human Rights Conference

May 13, 2014               

Adjudicator decides if damage to dignity offer enough             

May 25, 2014               

New Directions and RM of Springfield find success by working together

June 24, 2014              

Managers and executives sent for human rights harassment education              

August 25, 2014           

More equitable system for Handi-Transit

November 27, 2014     

Time to celebrate human rights and award winners announced      

December 5, 2014       

Adjudicator finds that Winkler woman was sexually harassed        

December 17, 2014     


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