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BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner

BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner exists to address the root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice in B.C. by shifting laws, policies, practices and cultures. We do this work through education, research, advocacy, inquiry and monitoring.

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A human rights approach to mask-wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic

This policy guidance from BC’s Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender details how mask-wearing requirements must accommodate people with disabilities or medical conditions that prevent them from using of non-medical ...
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Human rights in BC

This website provides an introduction to the three pillars that support human rights in the province. It also offers a brief explanation of personal characteristics based on the Human Rights Code, such as age, religion, ...
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Key Issues COVID-19

In these challenging times it is critical for us all to place human rights at the centre of our decision making. This is why BCOHRC has devoted significant resources to responding to the human rights issues that have ...
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