The B.C. Human Rights Commission engagement will be carried out between September 20 and November 17, 2017. There are several ways to participate in this process:

  1. New public discussion topics will be presented regularly. This forum is moderated and responses are publicly visible. The public online discussion will be open for feedback until November 17, 2017 at 4 p.m.
  2. Interested groups and individuals are invited to provide a written submission by November 17, 2017 to BCHumanRights@gov.bc.ca
  3. Organization’s written submissions will be posted publicly on this site.
  4. The Parliamentary Secretary will meet personally with some stakeholders and citizens to collect their stories and feedback.

 

The timelines for the engagement are presented below:
B.C. Human Rights Commission Engagement Process. Key Dates: Online Discussion: September 20 - November 17, 2017. Written Submissions: September 20 - November 17, 2017. Parliamentary Secretary Meetings: September, October, November. Engagement Summary Report and Recommendations to the Attorney General: December 2017. Research and feedback from experts will be gathered throughout.
B.C. Human Rights Commission Engagement Process and Timelines

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All input received will be considered as the role, functions and priorities of the new commission are finalized.
 
A final report and recommendations will be provided to the Attorney General from the Parliamentary Secretary by the end of December 2017.
 
The Ministry of Attorney General will report back to the public on the actions that government will be taking as a result of the feedback.