The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) launches a new summer program of free outdoor tours this weekend, encouraging visitors to reflect on the human rights rooted in our own lives and our local history.
Teachers across the country have identified a pressing need for more human rights tools and resources – especially when teaching younger children, according to a national survey by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
WINNIPEG, May 7, 2013 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has issued a public call to explore what exhibit materials might be available from First Nations, Metis and Inuit people, and others who have lived experiences in the child welfare systems.
WINNIPEG, March 4, 2013 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has sprung to life on Google Earth as one of the few 3D models of Canadian buildings ever constructed by Google's own 3D Warehouse team.
WINNIPEG, February 28, 2013 -- A researcher-curator at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) and a student from the University of Winnipeg’s Global College will become the first men to join the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace as delegates to the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
Canadian Heritage News Release: Appointment to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ Board of Trustees – Feb 12
GATINEAU, February 11, 2013 - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of John Fitzgerald Young as vice-chair of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ board of trustees for a four-year term.
CMHR to feature the most inclusive design in Canadian history; accessibility sets global example, surpasses Smithsonian guidelines – Jan 28
WINNIPEG, January 28, 2013 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has embraced an approach to inclusive design that will set new Canadian and world standards for universal accessibility, its president announced today.
WINNIPEG, January 24, 2013 – Personal stories of prejudice, stereotypes and discrimination will be brought to life by “human books” this week, as the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) partners with the Winnipeg Public Library and CBC Manitoba in a three-day event leading up to National Human Library Day on January 26.
WINNIPEG, December 20, 2012 -- The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced it will commission, as one of its inaugural films, a mini-documentary on the silence and secrecy surrounding the1932-33 Ukrainian genocide.
“The human-rights lessons of the Holodomor will be a valuable teaching tool throughout the Museum when it opens in 2014,” said president and CEO Stuart Murray. “Our new film will emphasize the power of publicly acknowledging mass atrocities, and the danger of denying them.”
Winnipeg – The “Tower of Hope” atop the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg will glow brightly during the darkest week of the year. Crews began testing the 34 tower lights today in a 100-hour burn, designed to stabilize and extend the life of the lamps.
WHAT: “Tower of Hope” lighting test burn
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 17 to Friday, Dec. 21
WHERE: CMHR construction site at The Forks
From darkness to light: Tower facts at a glance