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    Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020

    January 26, 2020

    Cost: Most activities: free with admission /
    Documentary screening: free ticket required

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    Train tracks lead to a distant building recognizable as the Auschwitz-Birkenau gate house.

    Events

    Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020

    January 26, 2020

    Cost: Most activities: free with admission /
    Documentary screening: free ticket required

    Location: Various locations in the Museum

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    Train tracks lead to a distant building recognizable as the Auschwitz-Birkenau gate house.

    Exhibitions

    Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

    June 2019 to April 2020

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    Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

    Exhibitions

    Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

    June 2019 to April 2020

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    Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

    Stories

    Us vs. Them: The process of othering

    By Clint Curle

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    A group of men building a stone wall across a city street

    Rohingya women call for justice

    By Paula Kelly

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    A group of Rohingya women and men carry young children and belongings as they walk in a line over an earthen dike over a stretch of water.

    Childhood denied

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    A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

    The story of slavery in Canadian history

    By Matthew McRae

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    Rusted iron manacles hang on hooks on a plain white wall.

    What would you risk to share evidence of injustice?

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    “A cauldron of hell”: The story of Canada’s Hong Kong veterans

    By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

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    Three older men in Canadian Legion uniforms sit beside each other. They are all wearing Remembrance Day poppies on their uniforms.

    A Yiddish poem from the Holocaust

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    A yellowed paper with a handwritten text in Yiddish. The piece of paper is flat but was folded previously as old fold marks are obvious.

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    Us vs. Them: The process of othering

    By Clint Curle

    Explore the relationship between othering, human rights violations and the process of genocide through the lenses of the Holocaust and the Rohingya genocide.

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    A group of men building a stone wall across a city street

    Rohingya women call for justice

    By Paula Kelly

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    A group of Rohingya women and men carry young children and belongings as they walk in a line over an earthen dike over a stretch of water.

    Childhood denied

    A story about Indian residential schools and their legacy

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    A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

    The story of slavery in Canadian history

    By Matthew McRae

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    Rusted iron manacles hang on hooks on a plain white wall.

    What would you risk to share evidence of injustice?

    What does it mean to stand up for human rights? Read the story of a medic who risked his own safety to document the evidence of atrocity.

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    “A cauldron of hell”: The story of Canada’s Hong Kong veterans

    By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

    On December 8, 1941, the Japanese army launched an attack on the then-British colony of Hong Kong, located in Southern China.

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    Three older men in Canadian Legion uniforms sit beside each other. They are all wearing Remembrance Day poppies on their uniforms.

    A Yiddish poem from the Holocaust

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    A yellowed paper with a handwritten text in Yiddish. The piece of paper is flat but was folded previously as old fold marks are obvious.

    Resource guides

    Resource guides

    Rohingya

    We invite you to explore this guide as a starting point in learning more about the Rohingya people.

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    A museum gallery featuring photographs projected onto large screens with seating in the middle of the room.