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May 24, 2017
  Media advisory / photo opportunity  Winnipeg – May 25, 2017 – How do human rights issues of past and present affect people of Asian heritage living in Winnipeg? Panellists Nour Ali, Jennifer Chen, Art Miki and Pamela Rebello share their diverse perspectives in a discussion this Sunday (May 28...
May 23, 2017
Media advisory Winnipeg – May 24, 2017 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has been nominated for USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards as a contender for the top attraction in Canada. Online voters will choose the winners over the next four weeks – so the Museum is encouraging...
May 18, 2017
Media advisory Winnipeg – May 18, 2016 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is ready to begin another busy tourism season, starting Monday, May 22 when it opens seven days a week until after Labour Day. The Museum will open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. every day except Wednesdays, when...
May 14, 2017
Media advisory Winnipeg – May 15, 2017 – As a Deaf child in school, Rick Zimmer was hit on the hand with a wooden ruler when he used sign language and forced to try speaking instead. The youngest in a large family with four Deaf siblings, he was confused and frightened to find the language and...
May 3, 2017
Winnipeg – May 3, 2017 – They tell stories of passion and protest, family and friendship, suffering and struggle, hunger and hope. Weronika Murray, Fancy Shawl Dancer 1. 2016After receiving 984 submissions from across Canada, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced that 70...
April 17, 2017
Winnipeg – April 17, 2017 – Canadians call it the most important symbol of national identity –above the maple-leaf flag or even hockey. And today it turns 35 years old. All this week, visitors to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) can receive their own copy of the Canadian Charter of...
April 12, 2017
Winnipeg – April 13, 2017 – As people of the Jewish faith celebrate their own liberation from slavery during Passover, a special event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) this weekend examines their complex experiences in the United States during the era when African Americans were...
April 5, 2017
Don Denton/Black Press   Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – April 5, 2017 – They’re off their rockers and into the spotlight. The Raging Grannies are the subject of a new exhibit that opens Friday (April 7) at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) – showing how humour can be an...