Human Rights Commission – Dept. of Justice and Public Safety, GovNL
Address: Regatta Plaza II, 84-86 Elizabeth Ave. 2nd Floor, St. John’s NL A1A 1W7
|Tel: (709) 729-2709 |
|Fax: (709) 729-0790 |
To protect individuals from discrimination and harassment and to promote equality of opportunity in Newfoundland and Labrador through use of the Human Rights Act.
Everyone within Newfoundland and Labrador.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
- Receiving, recording and investigating an individual’s written complaints that allege violation of the Human Rights Act (based on one or more of the prohibited grounds of discrimination, which are: race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, social origin, religious creed, religion, age, disability, disfigurement, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, source of income and political opinion)
- Education and research designed to eliminate discriminatory conduct.
- Advising and helping individuals, groups, organizations and governments on matters related to human rights.