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CMHR shines light on “Stalin’s secret files” from Ukrainian genocide Nov 15

Winnipeg, November 15, 2012 -- The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is bringing to light new research into Stalin’s secret-police files on the 1932-33 genocide in Ukraine, until recently shrouded in secrecy and denial.

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will hold its Annual Public Meeting on December 6, 2012Nov 6

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 6, 2012 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be holding its Annual Public Meeting on December 6, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. CST. The CMHR will provide an update on key accomplishments from the past year and will outline the path ahead as it works towards inauguration in 2014

The Canadian Tenors delivered the first ever performance in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Thursday, October 25, 2012Oct 26

The Tenors’ work to promote human rights is as inspiring as their talents on stage. They’ve performed alongside the Dalai Lama at Free the Children’s “We Days” and shared the stage with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon at ONEXONE galas.

CMHR 2011-12 Annual Report tabled in Parliament; Museum confirms date for second annual public meetingOct 13

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 12, 2012––The Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ 2011-12 Annual Report has been tabled in the House of Commons and is now available in both French and English on the Museum’s web site.

A vision realized: Rights museum comes into form with installation of last piece of glassSep 20

Construction crews hoisted and set into place the final piece of glass on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights this morning, marking the end of the most significant phase of the building’s construction and bringing architect Antoine Predock’s celebrated design fully to life.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights establishes formal partnership with the Memorial in Commemoration of Famines’ Victims in Ukraine Jul 3

KYIV, July 4, 2012 – Mr. Stuart Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), and Victor Didenko, Chief Executive Officer of the Memorial in Commemoration of Famines’ Victims in Ukraine signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday that will see their organizations collaborate to promote human rights though education and example.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies sign Memorandum of UnderstandingJun 18

WINNIPEG, June 18, 2012 - Mr. Stuart Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), and Ms. Barbara Hall, President of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA), signed a memorandum of understanding today that will see their organizations work jointly to fulfill their common goals of encouraging and fostering the advancement, promotion and understanding of human rights.

Canadian Museum For Human Rights Taking Shape: Free Perimeter Tour Program ResumesMay 18

Winnipeg, Manitoba – May 18, 2012 With the completion of the base building set for the end of 2012, Winnipeggers and visitors alike now have a good idea of what the finished product of this breath-taking, iconic structure will look like.

CMHR Response to Winnipeg Sun Article: Build it and they won't comeJan 31

The results of a recent poll conducted by SunMedia offers some great news! Canadians are excited about their Museum for Human Rights and the contribution it can make to building a better world.

Letter to the Editor of the Winnipeg SunJan 10

Re: Heading off course, January 7, 2012 Re: Stop the hide and seek, January 8, 2012 I am writing in response to recent Winnipeg Sun articles “Heading off Course (January 7, 2012) and “Stop the hide and seek” (January 8, 2012).

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