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News Releases

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...
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...