The Human Rights Adjudication Panel is an Independent Statutory Office, created under Part 5 of the Northwest Territories Human Rights Act. We operate independently from both private and public organizations, including the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Human Rights Commission and the Director of Human Rights.

If you require accommodation to access our services or would like to receive any of our published content in another format, please contact our office.

Please Note:

Due to the current COVID 19 situation, our office is now closed to the public.
Phone calls and emails are being monitored.

Please email the Office at   hrap_admin@hrap-nt.ca  and we will reply when available.

All matters will now proceed via email or tele-conference and Hearings will be held on video-conference.

Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Human Rights


The Human Rights Commission provides information on the NWT Human Rights Act and is responsible for human rights education and promotion.



Under the Information section, you will find law and research resources, mediation and hearing information and the hearing schedule.



Under Resources, you’ll find information about panel decisions, rules of practice and procedures, legislation information and policy and practice directions.



Please visit our Q&A page to find answers to your common questions. For any other questions, please contact us directly.