Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

Human Rights in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is moving to Park Lane Terraces, 3rd Floor, 5657 Spring Garden Road in Halifax effective August 31.

It is anticipated that full telephone service will be active by Tuesday, September 1.

The Commission’s mailing address will remain PO Box 2221, Halifax, NS B3J 3C4.

For general inquiries please email

The Commission’s toll-free number (in Nova Scotia) remains 1-877-269-7699. Local callers can phone 902-424-4111. The TTY number remains 902-424-3139.

The NS Human Rights Commission (HRC) is committed to actively engaging and working with all Nova Scotians and our diverse communities to address issues of discrimination by effectively:

  • advancing equity and dignity
  • fostering positive and respectful relationships, and
  • protecting human rights

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