It’s been years in the making, and it's now a reality. An original lecture series – the result of combined efforts from a number of organizations – kicked off on September 16th, 2013.
Both Mennonites and Ukrainians were persecuted under the Stalinist dictatorship in the former Soviet Union. Both communities fled to Canada in search of freedom.
“Comfort Women” events taking place from October 17-22, 2013 – Oct 17, 2013
During the Second World War, the Japanese Imperial Army engaged in a large-scale program of sexual slavery. The enslaved women and girls were euphemistically called “comfort women.” The CMHR, in
Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover - Human Library 2013 – Jan 28, 2013
On January 24th, 25th and 26th 2013, Winnipeg Public Library, CBC, and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights were co-hosting a Human Library at Winnipeg Public Library.
CMHR “Tower of Hope” lights up for 100-hour test – Dec 17, 2012
The “Tower of Hope” atop the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg was glowing 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.