NS Human Rights Commission announces alumna as new director
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC) has named Christine Hanson (BA’94, LLB’98, MPA’98) as its new director and CEO.
The three-time Dalhousie graduate, born and raised in Halifax, currently works at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. as minister-counsellor for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs. She will begin her new position with the NSHRC on February 8.
In a recent news release, The Honourable Diana Whalen (BA’76, MBA’79), the minister who oversees the Human Rights Commission, expressed her confidence that Hanson will advance human rights in Nova Scotia.
Christine Hanson Appointed New CEO of Human Rights Commission https://t.co/XKgnoMdMwD
— Nova Scotia Justice (@NS_Justice) January 6, 2016
— The Chronicle Herald (@chronicleherald) January 6, 2016
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