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Canadian Museum for Human Rights to hold first Annual Public Meeting on December 6, 2011

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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be holding its first Annual Public Meeting on December 6, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST in the auditorum at the Manitoba Museum, located at 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

CMHR Board of Trustees Chairman Arni Thorsteinson and CMHR President and Chief Executive Officer Stuart Murray, along with other members of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights team, will be on-hand to provide an update on key accomplishments from the past fiscal year, including progress on the construction of the Museum and the continuing development of content and programming for the Museum's opening. The CMHR's 2010–2011 Annual Report can be accessed at

There will also be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. Those not able to attend the Annual Public Meeting in person can email questions to the email address below or through the Twitter and Facebook links below.

Please confirm your attendance through RSVP to or by calling 204–289-2103.

Simultaneous translation in both official languages will be available; ASL interpretation will also be available. Other accommodations can be made upon request. The venue is fully accessible.

Coffee and tea will be served prior to the event.

For more information, please contact:
Phone: 204–289-2000
Toll-free: 1–877-877‑6037

Media contact:
Angela Cassie
Phone: 204–289-2110

About the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), currently under construction in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was established to provide a place for Canadians, and the world, to explore the subject of human rights and to encourage human rights action. The CMHR was the first national museum established in over 40 years, and the first national museum to be located outside the National Capital Region.

For more information about the CMHR please visit or follow us on Twitter: and on Facebook:

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