Equality

What is Equality?

As stated by The Law Dictionary:

“Equality is the condition of possessing the same rights, privileges, and immunities, and being liable to the same duties.  Equality is equity.”

The RESS and Equality

Ensuring equality amongst students, faculty members and staff is highly important to the RESS.  We want everyone to feel equal and comfortable with their experience at the University of Regina.  If you have any concerns regarding equality, please email equality@uofrengineering.com.

Famous Statements

1
“We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.”

– Will Rogers

2
“It is not our differences that divide us.  It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”

Audre Lorde

3
If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.”

– Franz Boas

4
“In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality.”

– Mary McCarthy

5
“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

6
Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society.”

– Sonia Sotomayor

7
“Most of all, we should remember all of us are capable of individually helping advance the spirit of equality for all.”

– Mike Rogers

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code

It is essential to understand your rights and know what to do if you are discriminated against.  Please educate yourselves on the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code and Regulations by visiting:
http://saskatchewanhumanrights.ca/learn/the-human-rights-code

Seminars

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commissioners offer seminars in Regina and Saskatoon for additional education on human rights.  Visit the link below to find dates for upcoming seminars:
http://saskatchewanhumanrights.ca/about-us/events

Equity Works

Equity Works is a program provided by the Human Rights Commissioners used to promote equality and prevent discrimination.  Learn more about education and employment equity by visiting the following link:
http://shrc.gov.sk.ca/equity/education/index.html

Contact Information

Name: Carly Meena
Position: Social Equality Representative
Location: University of Regina
Email: equality@uofrengineering.com