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Recent news releases

Mandela’s lessons for Canada

Winnipeg - March 18, 2019

Indigenous leader speaks out on International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

A man wearing a feather headdress stands beside a woman, who is looking at him. There is a large photograph of a man with grey hair (Nelson Mandela) in the background.

Special women’s rights tour offered all week to mark International Women’s Day

Winnipeg - March 1, 2019

Visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) next week can journey through the struggle for women’s rights and inspiring contributions by women in Canada and around the world. A special themed tour will be offered each day to mark International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on Ma

Large photographs of five women on the wall of a Museum exhibit. They are the "Famous Five" - Nellie McLung, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Edwards.

CMHR building national and global reputation: Annual Public Meeting

Winnipeg - February 19, 2019

Winnipeg – February 19, 2019 – Four years after opening its doors, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is already becoming an iconic global landmark and destination, participants at its Annual Public Meeting heard today. “Just as Winnipeg’s skyline changed with the arrival of the Canad

A glass and steel building on a snowy evening, positioned behind an illuminated sign that says Winnipeg.


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