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Feature story: Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket

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Large artwork consisting of objects set in cedar frames.

We should all have access to stories of human rights.

Human rights stories are often ones of struggle, tenacity, courage and resilience. These are the experiences we need to share. Engage with human rights stories, wherever you are.

Black sleeping car porters

By Travis Tomchuk

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A black and white photo of four men in train porter uniforms. All of the men are smiling, and the two men in the middle appear to be shaking hands.

A Canadian flag for equality

By Rémi Courcelles

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A Canadian flag flies atop a large tower. In the foreground stands a statue of a veiled woman carrying a sword.

Graphic truths

By Stephen Carney

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The covers of many graphic novels.

Claiming our rights as a transgender family

By Amanda Jetté Knox

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A smiling family of six in a living room.

Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough

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A snow-covered country road with mountains in the background.

Powered by love: Grandmothers fighting HIV/AIDS

By Matthew McRae

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A head-and-shoulders portrait of Gogo Gladys Tyophol. She is wearing glasses and a blue patterned kerchief wrapped around her head. Her shirt says GAPA and a red AIDS ribbon is attached to her sweater.

Face the music: Canadian musicians and human rights

By Julia Peristerakis

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Two women and a man stand on a stage while a group of people in white shirts stand on risers behind them. The woman in the centre is waving to someone off-camera, and the man on the right is holding a microphone.

Personal COVID-19 stories

Around the world, COVID-19 is changing the way we live our lives. Watch how Canadians are facing this challenge with compassion and care, or share your own story!

Four mobile phones with screenshots of people sharing their stories.