Completed Access to Information requests

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights posts summaries of completed Access to Information requests processed by its ATIP Secretariat. Please note that requests surrounding personal information or third party proprietary information are not included.

If you wish to obtain a copy of the records released in response to these requests, submit an informal request to:

Access to Information and Privacy Secretariat
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

atip@humanrights.ca

2022

Date Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
January Nothing to report
February Nothing to report
March Nothing to report
April A‑2021‐ 03 “All emails, meeting minutes, work orders, and correspondence relating to the following change that was made to the display on Foreign Migrant Workers: On the plaque titled ‘Uncertain Harvest’, the first point originally stated ‘Migrant workers planting strawberries in Ontario. There is a huge demand for migrant workers because farm work is labour intensive and seasonal’. That plaque was replaced with a plaque where the first point now states ‘A farmer accompanying one of his workers to the airport to say goodbye at the end of the harvest. Some migrant workers develop close friendships with their employers.’ With particular focus on records which spoke to the rationale for the changes to the display.” Disclosed in part 264
May A‑2021‐ 02 “All emails, meeting minutes, work orders, and correspondence related to the removal from the timeline wall of the shield that stated ‘Founding of Israel Leads to Arab‐Israeli War and Expulsion of Palestinians’ and its replacement with the current shield, which states ‘Arab‐Israeli War is Fought’. Include any work orders, meeting minutes, emails and correspondence related to the digital text and photo. Interpretation to include everything related to the rationale for making the changes to the displays.” Disclosed in Part 463
June A‑2022‐ 01 Provide documentation on the number of employees who have received pay increases since the beginning of 2020, including step pay increases, but do not include pay raises due to promotions to new positions. Provide the annual breakdown for 2020 and 2021, including annual costs for these pay increases. Please also provide the amount of employees who received pay cuts during the same time period, as well as corresponding amounts – but excluding those employees who leave their positions. Search through electronic records only, unless relevant records do not exist in that format. Include documents in which cabinet material can be severed, however exclude documents marked cabinet confidences in their entirety. Remove French versions if English exists. Final version of documents or last draft if final version is not available.” No records exist

2021

Date Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
December Nothing to report
November Nothing to report
October Nothing to report
September Nothing to report
August Nothing to report
July Nothing to report
June Nothing to report
May Nothing to report
April Nothing to report
March A‑2020–13 Digital copies of the Museum’s Human Resource policies, memorandums, standard and local operation procedures regarding: recruitment and selection, performance appraisals, training, career development, compensation, benefits, employee discipline, labour relations, and human resource planning. Disclosed in part 88
February Nothing to report
January Nothing to report

2020

Date Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
December Nothing to report
November Nothing to report
October A‑2020–09

Records in a PDF format that show the amount of severance paid out by the museum to executives who departed from the organization from the time the museum opened in 2014 until the present. If possible break down the amount of severance paid out by year.

All disclosed 1
September A‑2020–01

All correspondence sent to and from the CEO from June 16th to June 20th regarding LGBT censorship at the museum.

Disclosed in part  86
A‑2020–05

All records related to the museum's apology for LGBT censorship on June 19th. Include drafts of the apology, meeting notes and or minutes from the people who met and wrote it as well as anything drafted and finalized by communications staff. Exclude any correspondence with external media.

Disclosed in part  158
A‑2020–08

A list or spreadsheet of all school groups that booked and took tours and/or programs at the CMHR in 2015. A list or spreadsheet of all school groups that booked and took tours and/or programs at the CMHR in 2017.

All disclosed 21
A‑2020–10

A copy of any financial audit or final report done at the CMHR that revealed wrongdoing by an executive at the Museum with regards to improper use of museum funds and first‐class travel.

No records exist 0
A‑2020–11

A copy of the Museum's agreed strategy to address the censorship of LGBT material that was revealed by CBC News in June. Instead of providing meeting minutes or many email chains, if there is a final document that detailed how the Museum would respond, provide that document. VP Clint Curle may be in possession of a strategy document.

All disclosed 4
August A‑2020–07

Records that show the amount of severance paid to executives who left the museum in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 (so far), include reason for the departure from the museum (termination, quit, etc.) and position title.

Disclosed in part  1
July A‑2020–03

Records in the HR department that show the number of workplace sexual harassment or misconduct complaints broken down by year and if the allegation was founded or unfounded for 2015–2019. Include any final reports on allegations that were substantiated.

Disclosed in part  15
A‑2020–04

HR records that show the number of complaints or allegations of racism in the workplace from 2015 to 2020. Include any investigative reports on this issue.

Disclosed in part  16
June Nothing to report
May Nothing to report
April Nothing to report
March Nothing to report
February Nothing to report
January Nothing to report

2019

Date Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
December Nothing to report
November Nothing to report
October Nothing to report
September Nothing to report
August Nothing to report
July Nothing to report
June Nothing to report
May Nothing to report
April Nothing to report
March A‑2018–03 All records regarding Aung San Suu Kyi from Aug. 1, 2017 to Aug. 13, 2018. Disclosed in part  906
February Nothing to report
January Nothing to report

2018

Date Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
December Nothing to report
November A‑2018–01 Costs of repairs, maintenance, new construction and utilities since September 2014. A list of contractors, project titles and award amounts since September 2014. All contracts and reports provided by Graham Bird & Associates. Disclosed in part 1,356
October Nothing to report
September A‑2018–02 Asset wish lists, as specified under Info Source record number CMHR EXH01, dated from September 19, 2014 — August 1, 2018.  Request Abandoned. 0
August Nothing to report
July Nothing to report
June Nothing to report
May Nothing to report
April Nothing to report
March Nothing to report
February Nothing to report
January Nothing to report