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Manitoba Human Rights Commission / La Commision Des Droits de la Personne du Manitoba


News Releases


May 17, 2023

Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia


May 12, 2022

RRC Polytech Expands Respectful College Program to Students

January 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


December 10, 2020

Manitoba Human Rights Commission calls for a renewed commitment to human rights in the response to COVID-19

December 1, 2020

New decision protects the rights of service animal users

September 15, 2020

Letter to Minister of Education on COVID-19 and the Rights of Students with Disabilities

August 20, 2020

Human rights decision recognizes the right of a First Nations child to equitable access to services

June 30, 2020

MHRC endorses the Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth

June 23, 2020

Letter to justice officials on the human rights related implications of recent changes to the justice system

May 29, 2020

Human Rights decision fails to recognize the right of Deaf students to post-secondary education taught in American Sign Language

April 8, 2020

MHRC releases principles on a human rights based approach to COVID-19 pandemic management

March 3, 2020

Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal Case

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

December 10, 2019

Manitoba Human Rights Awards Announces 2019 Recipients

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

Human Rights Commission confirms employers can set clear expectations regarding cannabis

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

MHRC joins Commissions across country in support of TRC Calls to Action


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

MHRC's 2013 Annual Report released

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