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News Releases

February 16, 2018
  Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – February 16, 2018 – A brand new public tour that explores the rich and complex human rights history of the Métis people will be launched on Louis Riel Day (February 19), free with admission at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The 75-...
February 16, 2018
Photo: Thomas Fricke/CMHR   Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – February 16, 2018 – Two dozen young adults have come from across Canada and Normandy, France to meet in Winnipeg from February 18 to 24. Together, they will explore human rights during a week-long immersion in École des...
February 15, 2018
  For immediate release Winnipeg – February 15, 2018 – A fundraising leader with national and international experience and a demonstrated commitment to human rights has been hired as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). Mena...
February 9, 2018
JKen Teramura with the mobile at the JCAM. Ruth Bonneville/CMHR   Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – February 9, 2018 – A mobile of 1,000 origami (folded-paper) cranes made by visitors, staff and volunteers at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be unveiled Sunday at the...
January 29, 2018
For immediate release   Winnipeg – January 30, 2018 – A guided experience based on the seven sacred teachings of the Anishinaabe, Cree and Dakota peoples is one of three tours being offered at no extra charge to visitors during the month of February at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR...
January 25, 2018
For immediate release Winnipeg – January 26, 2018 – As the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights begins, voices of Indigenous youth across Canada have been shared through a new website, where they reflect on human rights and reconciliation Video and artwork from the...
January 16, 2018
For immediate release Winnipeg – January 16, 2018 – A picture of young girls claiming their culture through pow wow dancing has won the People’s Choice Award in a national exhibition of crowd-sourced photographs at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). “One of my favorite things about...
January 10, 2018
Media advisory New lecture series begins with journalist Michael Petrou  Winnipeg – January 11, 2018 – Award-winning journalist, author and historian Michael Petrou kicks off a new President’s Lecture Series at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) next week, exploring how a sophisticated...