Due to severe allergies, our office is scent-free. Please do not enter our office wearing scented products such as perfume, body lotion, cologne, aftershave, hair spray, etc. If a product scent is present, you may be asked to come back at another time.
The Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission (PEIHRC) is an independent agency that is responsible for administering and enforcing the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Act. The Act prohibits unequal and prejudicial treatment in certain areas on the basis of certain personal characteristics, also known as prohibited grounds of discrimination.
A team of dedicated staff members are responsible for the daily operations of the Commission including: education, investigation, complaint resolution, and advising government.
Part-time Commissioners are appointed by members of the Standing Committee on Health and Social Development of the Legislative Assembly of PEI. Commissioners oversee the operations of the Commission and conduct panel hearings when required.
The Commission reports annually to the Legislature through the Minister of Justice and Public Safety.
We invite you to view our 2020 Human Rights Day Celebration by clicking on the image below.
PEI Human Rights Commission
9 Pownal Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown PE C1A 7N8