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News Releases

November 10, 2017
Ian McCausland - CMHR   Media advisory Winnipeg – November 10, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is hosting an evening of conversation about distinct aspects of racism in Canada, inspired by Graham Reynolds’ award-winning book, Viola Desmond’s Canada: A History of Blacks and...
November 8, 2017
Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – November 8, 2017 – A glowing, poppy-red tower will shine atop the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in honour of Remembrance Day this weekend, from dusk on November 10 until the morning of November 12. There are only two occasions during the...
November 6, 2017
Aaron Cohen/CMHR   For immediate release Winnipeg – November 7, 2017 – A new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) explores the global refugee crisis through the eyes of two teenage boys – a 13-year-old Syrian who survived a perilous voyage across the Mediterranean and a 15-year...
September 29, 2017
For immediate release   Winnipeg – September 29, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) proudly welcomes today’s official naming of Winnipeg as a Fair Trade City. A member of the Fair Trade Winnipeg steering committee since its formation, the CMHR has been working to encourage fair-...
September 29, 2017
Media advisory   Winnipeg – September 29, 2017 – An Australian software magnate who used his business acumen to measure the economic value of global peace will deliver the 2017 Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice next week at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). This free annual...
September 13, 2017
Aaron Cohen/CMHR   For immediate release Winnipeg – September 13, 2017 – Three Canadian doctors who have risked their lives to help people in conflict zones around the world are featured in a new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). Canadian Doctors in the Field tells the...
September 5, 2017
For immediate release   Winnipeg – September 6, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced its new Educator-in-Residence program, designed to foster and support the development of human rights educational programs for youth learners, both onsite and online. The program is...
July 26, 2017
Media advisory Extended hours, family programs inspire empowerment through sports Winnipeg – July 26, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will welcome the Canada Summer Games to Winnipeg with a celebration of Indigenous music and culture. On Saturday afternoon, the Canadian...