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Nova Scotia course on consumer racial profiling poised to go national

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 8:51 AM | By Donalee Moulton

Four months after the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC) launched the country’s first — and only — free online course in consumer racial profiling, the one-of-a-kind program is poised to become national.

Christine Hanson, Nova Scotia Human Rights CommissionThe Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies will host the course on its website this fall. Next spring a full-scale rollout will take place in partnership with the Retail Council of Canada.

Clearly the course has resonated. Even before its launch this spring, 600 businesses and...