January 22, 2014
Before I was asked to sit on the CMHR’s Inclusive Design Advisory Council, I had absolutely no knowledge of this project. It was only when I came to Winnipeg in September 2011 that I understood the extent of the initiative as well as the challenge before the Museum staff and council members. ...
December 3, 2013
I have been called many things -- a fighter, a champion, a leader, an advocate, a groundbreaker, a wife and a volunteer. However, I am the most proud to call myself a friend and supporter of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). On July 20, 2011, I received an email informing me that the...
November 30, 2012
Even in this age of information glut, museums continue to be one of our society's treasures. They engage, inform, provoke, and not unlike partaking in a satisfying feast, we leave richer and fuller (but without the need to loosen our belt). A good museum experience, like a good dinner party, should...
June 5, 2012
How is the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) addressing the rights of persons with disabilities? The CMHR will tell, among others, stories about the struggle for and achievement of rights for people with disabilities. Talking about the rights of people with disabilities is important, but it...
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