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Public engagement process launched for B.C. human rights commission

Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 9:31 AM | By Amanda Jerome

British Columbians have been invited to engage with Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism Ravi Kahlon, as he leads the re-establishment of the province’s human rights commission.

Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism Ravi KahlonCurrently, B.C. is the only province in Canada without a human rights commission. The province’s previous commission was dropped in 2002 by former Attorney General Geoff Plant, in favour of a human rights tribunal. The tribunal mediates and adjudicates human rights complaints after they’ve occurred and will work in conjunction with the...