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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 Friend, My human rights story started when I was a high school senior. In 2013, in southern Georgia, we still had a segregated prom: one for the white students and one for everyone else. I felt I needed to take a stand and change this segregation. So, along with classmates, we formed a committee … Continue reading It only takes one person to start a change!
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 Everyday Objects: Maude’s Story Message from the CEO Long-time support for Drive FORE the Stars event Celebrating Gandhi – Thank You! In Remembrance: Dr. Joseph Du News and stories from CMHR Look who’s visiting… Everyday Objects Maude Couturier has held a plastic bag in her hand more times than she … Continue reading June 2017 newsletter
Dear Friends IN THIS ISSUE Raymond Currie: Supporter and advocate Message from the CEO Celebrating Gandhi Drive FORE the Stars 2017 Spirit of Winnipeg Award At the Museum: Our Canada, My Story Look who’s visiting Raymond Currie: Supporter and advocate “It’s so much easier to give than to receive.” That is the motto Raymond Currie … Continue reading April 2017 Newsletter