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Welcome to our newsroom, an online resource for media.

Our Communications team understands that you often need interviews, information and visuals as quickly as possible to meet your deadlines. We’re happy to help! 

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The fabric of a nation: Sewing refugee women help celebrate Mandela’s birthday at CMHR

Winnipeg - July 17, 2018

Free admission from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 18 A group of refugee and immigrant women in Winnipeg have created vibrant products from South African traditional fabric to celebrate Mandela's 100th birthday on July 18 and the new exhibition Mandela: Struggle for Freedom at the Canadian Museum for Hum

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Museum lights up red and white for Canada Day

Winnipeg - June 27, 2018

Cupcakes, choir and family activities – open until 7 p.m. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be covered with red-and-white stripes and topped with a glowing red tower all weekend, from Friday night to Monday morning to mark Canada Day. This year's lighting display has been expanded fro

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Summer Solstice concert at Museum marks Indigenous Peoples Day with message “One People, One Voice”

Winnipeg - June 18, 2018

The summer solstice will be celebrated in the spirit of reconciliation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights this Thursday on national Indigenous Peoples Day, with a free concert featuring Indian City, Kinnie Starr and Scott Nolan. "One People, One Voice" has been organized in partnership wit

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