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Welcome to our newsroom, an online resource for media.

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Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen

Our Communications team understands that you often need interviews, information and visuals as quickly as possible to meet your deadlines. We’re happy to help! 

We can also help you arrange a photo shoot or gather some footage. Please let us know ahead of time if you plan to visit. All video and photo shoots must be accompanied at all times by a member of our Communications team.

For more information, please contact rorie.mcleod@humanrights.ca or call 204–299‑0303.

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Recent news

Disrupting discrimination, building culture of inclusion in sport

Winnipeg - November 10, 2022

NHL’s Kim Davis to deliver keynote, host youth event for Gala 2022: Raising Our Voices

A rainbow crosswalk in front of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on a sunny day

Free admission for veterans and their families November 8 – 13

Winnipeg - November 8, 2022

Red poppy projection, Sgt. Tommy Prince stamp display mark Remembrance Day

Un grand affichage d'un timbre représentant le sergent Tommy Prince est visible sur le côté droit de l'image. Une passerelle située devant le panneau d'affichage mène à gauche de l'image, dans la galerie Perspectives indigènes.

Challenging hate and racism: a conversation at UBC’s Robson Square

Vancouver - October 31, 2022

Leaders from Black, Jewish, Indigenous communities come together November 3

A crowd of people facing away from the camera. Some in the crowd are holding signs above their heads that say: “I can’t breath #BLM”, “Canada is not iImmune to racism”, and “Justice for all: end violent, subtle and systemic racism now!"

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Photo gallery

If you can’t find what you are looking for here, please contact rorie.mcleod@humanrights.ca (media only) as additional images may be available.

A video of people’s silhouettes is projected onto a large wall. They are writing the word “welcome” in many languages. Two children interact with the video.

Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen

About us

About the architecture

Human rights symbolism is embedded in every element of this iconic building. We walk you through it.

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Our history

Built in Winnipeg….for good reason! Find out why.

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Upcoming events

There’s always something amazing happening here. See what’s coming up next.

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Exhibitions

A sampling of current and upcoming special exhibitions can be found here.

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We welcome families

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore! Browse these ideas for an inspiring family experience.

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Awards

This world‐class museum has won dozens of awards and accolades. We're proud of this list.

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Five people in a museum gallery. Two sit on a bench. Three people, including one in a wheelchair, are on a circular area where bubbles of coloured light are projected on the floor.