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June 10, 2014
Alice Lefevre
All year long, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) Youth Advisory Committee members provide advice and feedback in the development of diverse areas of the Museum, such as, youth engagement, visitor experience, and educational programming. Let me introduce those who help ensure that the...
May 12, 2014
The Fragile Freedoms lecture series wraps up on May 14 at 7:30 p.m., with a final lecture on “Women and the Struggle for Human Rights” given by Germaine Greer. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has been proud to serve as a venue for these lectures, in cooperation with the University of Manitoba...
May 2, 2014
Now that the exterior of the building is substantially complete, you are probably wondering what is happening inside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Well, we are getting ready to open our doors to the world and exhibit fit-up is now underway.  We are currently working with our partners at the...
April 8, 2014
Time flies sometimes. Indeed, we are almost at the end of the Fragile Freedoms Lecture Series. Seven months in, lectures have been really popular: More than 1500 people attended and heard lecturers speak about human rights. Five of the conferences were held in the Museum, one happened at Manitoba...
April 7, 2014
The construction of the museum is near completion, the staff moved in on January 6, and the installation of the exhibits has begun. Excitement is in the air! Our Volunteer Services Manager Denise Bukowski is putting the finishing touches on our volunteer program which will be launched in April 2014...
March 27, 2014
For the 6th lecture of the “Fragile Freedoms” series, organizer Arthur Schafer welcomes another distinguished guest: Dr. Vandana Shiva on March 28th. Dr. Shiva’s presentation will be entitled: Earth rights are Human Rights. Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental leader and thinker. She is...
February 21, 2014
The next lecture in the Fragile Freedoms series will be held on Tuesday, February 25. It marks the halfway point of this project. Indeed, four lectures in this series have already been given at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) and four more are still to come. The fifth lecture will be...
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. ...
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