Government of New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission is the government agency responsible for the administration of the Human Rights Act. The mandate of the Commission as described in the Act is:

  • To forward the principle that every person is free and equal with dignity and respect;
  • To promote an understanding of, acceptance of, and compliance with the Act; and
  • To develop and conduct educational programs designed to eliminate discriminatory practices.
  • To administer the mechanism for complaint intake and resolution.


Equality in the workplace, in the community and at home for every New Brunswicker.



To advance equality and eliminate discriminatory practices and attitudes by enforcing the Human Rights Act and by educating people about their human rights and responsibilities.