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News Releases

May 16, 2018
Media advisory   Winnipeg – May 16, 2018 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is getting set to welcome summer visitors and tourists from across Canada and around the world. Starting Monday, May 21, the Museum will be open seven days a week until after Labour Day. Hours are 10 a.m. to...
March 23, 2018
Media advisory   CMHR President’s Lecture series continues with scholar John Borrows Winnipeg – March 23, 2018 – Anishinaabe scholar, author and lawyer John Borrows will deliver the second address in the President’s Lecture Series, introduced this year at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (...
March 22, 2018
For immediate release   Vancouver – March 21, 2018 – Over 60 per cent of visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in 2016-17 came from outside of Winnipeg, the Museum announced at its Annual Public Meeting held in Vancouver today.  Growing recognition of the CMHR as a world-...
March 20, 2018
Media advisory Free admission all week for children 12 and under Winnipeg – March 20, 2018 – Families and young visitors can connect with themes of freedom of expression and language rights during spring break at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), through art projects, storytelling,...
March 8, 2018
For immediate release   Museum among symbols connected to pursuit of human rights  Winnipeg – March 8, 2018  - A prominent image of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be featured on the new $10 bank note as a symbol of Canada's ongoing pursuit of rights and freedoms, the Bank of...
March 2, 2018
Jaime Black, REDress project, Canadian Journeys gallery. Photo: Ian McCausland/CMHR   For immediate release Winnipeg – March 2, 2018- Visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) can explore women's rights issues in Canada and the world all week long on a special themed tour developed...
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...