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B.C. holding consultation to re-establish Human Rights Commission

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 2:45 PM | By Amanda Jerome

British Columbia is the only jurisdiction in Canada that doesn’t have a human rights commission, but it won’t be that way for long.

Ravi Kahlon, parliamentary secretaryOn Aug. 4, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced that the government will re-establish a human rights commission “to fight inequality and discrimination in all its forms.”

“Every person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. By re-establishing a human rights commission, we will create a more inclusive and just society, where we work together to eliminate inequality and prevent...