Promoting and Protecting Human Rights

in Newfoundland and Labrador 


The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission is an independent government agency responsible for promoting and protecting human rights in the province.  We do this by:

  • Administering the Human Rights Act
  • Investigating and resolving human rights complaints
  • Giving legal information to individuals, groups and organizations who are concerned with human rights
  • Preventing discrimination through education and training
  • Working with community partners



Resolving Complaints                     Giving Legal Information



Educating the Public                      Working with Community