August 26, 2013
Announcing CASHRA's New President
David Langtry, Acting Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, has been elected President of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA). He replaces Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
The change was announced at the close of CASHRA's 2013 National Conference in Halifax, at which human rights practitioners from across the country shared ideas and best practices.
CASHRA's 2014 National Conference of Human Rights institutions and partners will take place in Ottawa, Ontario, on June 11 and 12.
CASHRA 2013 Conference: A success by all accounts
Photo taken at CASHRA's 2013 National Conference in Halifax – from left: Gaétan Cousineau, past President of the Quebec Commission of Human Rights and Youth Rights (past Vice President of CASHRA); David W. Shannon, past Director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (Host of the 2013 CASHRA Conference); and Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (past President of CASHRA).