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Witness the struggle for freedom that changed everything.

June 2018 to January 2019

Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, but he never gave in to hate. Walk in the footsteps of the man they called Madiba and learn the legacy of his struggle for freedom.

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A black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela standing in front of a podium. He is smiling and waving.

Exhibitions and Events

Expand your views on human rights.

Through our galleries and programs, you will encounter thousands of stories featuring people, events and ideas from all over the world. We explore moments of human rights advancement and others of setback. These stories encourage us all to consider how our choices affect others, from our neighbours to people across the globe.

Rights of Passage

December 2017 to March 2019

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A group of women and children sitting together. The two children in the front are looking at the camera.

Film Screening of That Never Happened

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Cost: Free

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A black-and-white photo of a flat, snowy landscape with trees and small buildings in the distance. A long, straight line of more than 100 people are walking through snow.

Book launch with author Serge Cipko

November 21, 2018

Cost: Free

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A statue of a young girl clutching stalks of wheat.

Exploring the plight of people seeking asylum in Canada.

November 2017 to November 2018

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Closing Soon

A mother with two children crossing the US-Canada border.