Dear friend, Every parent knows the feeling of watching their child’s face light up with excitement when they learn something new. But it’s a different experience when your child is hearing and vision impaired. My wonderful 14-year-old daughter Madison was born premature, with vision loss and profound hearing loss. She loves to learn – smart, … Continue reading She has the right to discover the world for herself!
The Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights were honoured to host a screening of Picking up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket in Vancouver in partnership with TELUS. This event was designed to spread awareness of the history of Indian residential schools in Canada and the work of the Canadian Museum for Human … Continue reading Witness Blanket Fundraising Campaign Launch and Film Screening in Vancouver
Dear Friends, It’s been a thrilling few months at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. It seems every week I’m hearing about a new milestone that we’ve achieved, and seeing new ways that we’re able to make an impact. Just recently, we passed 1.3 million visitors since opening our doors in 2014, including over 100,000 … Continue reading Friends of CMHR Fall Newsletter
Museum among symbols connected to pursuit of human rights Winnipeg – March 8, 2018 – A prominent image of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be featured on the new $10 bank note as a symbol of Canada’s ongoing pursuit of rights and freedoms, the Bank of Canada revealed today. The front of the … Continue reading CMHR honoured to be featured on new $10 bank note with Viola Desmond
Dear Friends, IN THIS ISSUE New CEO for Friends – A Message from the Vice-Chair Content Contributor Travis Price: Founder of Pink Shirt Day People are Saying People are Sharing Look Who’s Visiting At the Museum: Rights of Passage: Canada at 150 Fred and Elizabeth Fountain Celebrate Canada’s 150 with a Gift to CMHR Friends … Continue reading Newsletter 2018
Dear Friends, IN THIS ISSUE Inspiring Change at CMHR: Ben Berman Message from our Vice-Chair Message from our Past CEO Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg Look Who’s Visiting 10th Annual Drive Fore the Stars Celebrating Gandhi! Event Telus Donates National Student Program Changemakers Circle New Donor List Inspiring Change at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights … Continue reading Newsletter Winter 2017
Thank you for all you’ve done, Diane! This week, we say goodbye and offer good wishes to Diane Boyle, CEO of Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Diane is moving on to new challenges, returning to Ketchum Canada Inc. in a new role here in Winnipeg. Diane has been with Friends of the … Continue reading Goodbye to CEO Diane Boyle
Dear Friends, IN THIS ISSUE • Message from the CEO • 9th Annual Drive FORE the Stars • Your Gift in Action • Did you Know • Bringing the Museum to Toronto • National Student Program • Your Support is Needed • People Are Sharing • Thank You To Our Donors Message from the CEO … Continue reading Fall 2016 Newsletter
Dear Friends, IN THIS ISSUE: Message from the CEO Your Gift in Action: What does an Olympic gold medal have to do with human rights? Did you Know?: Your inside scoop on the Museum Donors Making a Difference: Marion Mills At the Museum: People are saying: How far would you travel to fulfill a promise? … Continue reading E-newsletter: July 2016
Check out the stories below to see what’s going on at Friends and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
Extended Summer Hours at the Museum
Upcoming Exhibitions: ‘Empowering Women’
Drive Fore the Stars Charity Golf Classic
LAST CHANCE to see the Witness Blanket exhibition
Upcoming Events: ‘Shooting Blind’ Lecture