Topics: Protection of human rights
June 2022 to June 2024
This new exhibit explores the connections between human rights and climate change.
Explore Canada’s proclamation through augmented reality
August 2019 to May 2024
Pass the Mic: Let’s Talk About Racism
By Sarah Adomako-Ansah
When it comes to racism, there is a lot to learn and unlearn. Listening to those with lived experiences is an important first step in taking a stand against discrimination.
A Universal commitment
Discover the people of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Star Trek and human rights
By Alana Conway and Murray Leeder
Star Trek has offered an intelligent, socially conscious approach to science fiction since it debuted in 1966. Current Star Trek series feature complex, nuanced perspectives on important human rights matters such as genocide, migrancy and refugees.
A Canadian flag for equality
By Rémi Courcelles
Preserving a symbol of Canada’s human rights history
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
This world‐famous declaration is celebrated each year on International Human Rights Day.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
By Armando Perla
The cornerstone of human rights protection in Canada is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter forms part of Canada’s Constitution and came into being on April 17, 1982.