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March 1, 2011

Registration open for national human right conference in Calgary, Alberta

Registration is now open for the 2011 conference of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA). The Alberta Human Rights Commission is hosting this year’s conference, entitledHuman Rights in Canada: New Realities, New Directions, from June 13 to June 15, 2011 in Calgary, Alberta. The conference will focus on new realities related to human rights, diversity and inclusion in Canada and on new directions in building discrimination-free, welcoming and inclusive communities, organizations and workplaces.

Employees of human rights commissions, lawyers in the human rights field and human resource professionals are encouraged to attend the conference. The Commission also looks forward to welcoming a diverse range of participants who represent the interests of a wide variety of communities, including cultural groups, the Aboriginal community, persons with disabilities, and the LGBT community.

 “The Commission is pleased to offer you an extremely strong program with expert speakers and presenters from across the country. I encourage all organizations and individuals involved or interested in reducing discrimination and fostering equality in Canada to register for this conference,” said D. Blair Mason, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission.

Interested individuals are encouraged to register by April 30, 2011 to benefit from the early bird registration rate. CASHRA 2011 also offers a special student rate as well as a reduced rate for non-profit organizations. One-day registration is also available. Register now for CASHRA 2011!

For further information about the program, speakers, registration fees, accreditation opportunities, and to register for the conference, visit cashra2011.ca.

Contact
Philippe Rabot, Alberta Human Rights Commission, 780-427-1128

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission

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