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March 23, 2017
Media advisory Free admission all week for children 12 and under Winnipeg – March 23, 2017 – Young visitors will connect with Canada 150 themes of reconciliation, diversity and inclusion during spring break at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), through art projects, storytelling, music...
March 7, 2017
Media advisory Winnipeg – March 7, 2017 – Visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) tomorrow can journey through the evolution of women’s rights in Canada on a special themed tour, being offered for International Women’s Day.   Exhibit: Seeing past a veil of stereotypes/CMHR  ...
February 27, 2017
For immediate release Winnipeg – February 27, 2017 – A Halifax man who arrived as a refugee from Somalia becomes a firefighter and basketball coach. A Calgary dancer with cerebral palsy takes a leading role in a theatrical performance company. A same-sex couple in Montréal wins the legal right to...
February 18, 2017
Media advisory / photo opportunity   Winnipeg – February 17, 2016 – Louis Riel defended cultural and linguistic rights of the Métis people in Manitoba. On Louis Riel Day (February 20), the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) celebrates his legacy with a full day of family-friendly activities...
February 17, 2017
For immediate release Winnipeg – February 17, 2017 – Two dozen young adults from across Canada and France arrive at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Sunday for a week-long immersion in École des droits (School of Rights), a partnership between the CMHR, the Institut international des...
February 7, 2017
Winnipeg – February 7, 2017 – A new “Five after Five” pricing structure will be rolled out for Wednesday-evening admission to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), starting tomorrow night. While admission on the first Wednesday evening of each month remains free of charge, the entry fee for...
January 26, 2017
For immediate release Winnipeg – January 26, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has begun 2017 in a strong financial position thanks to the resolution of a long-standing property tax issue, participants in its annual public meeting heard today. Chief Financial Officer Susanne...
January 16, 2017
Winnipeg – January 16, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights re-opens tomorrow after its annual maintenance week closure with a special admission price to kick off Canada’s 150th anniversary year. From January 17 to 31 inclusive, all visitors can visit the Museum for $5. Admission continues...