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Film screening: The Maestro

January 28, 2019

Cost: Free. Seating is first come, first served.

Location: Manitoba Teachers' Society Classrooms

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A person walking by a barbed-wire fence. Sheet music is caught in the wire.

Concert: Songs from the Ringelblum Archive

January 27, 2019

Cost: Free. Seating is limited and will be first come, first served.

Location: Eckhardt Gramatté Hall at the University of Winnipeg

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Stories

Childhood Denied

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Un groupe de garçons en pyjamas agenouillés sur des lits simples, la tête baissée et les mains jointes comme s’ils priaient. Une femme est debout dans la chambre et a aussi les mains jointes.

It happened here, too

By Matthew McRae

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Rusted iron manacles hang on hooks on a plain white wall.

What would you risk to share evidence of injustice?

What does it mean to stand up for human rights? Read the story of a medic who risked his own safety to document the evidence of atrocity.

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“A Cauldron of Hell”: The Story of Canada’s Hong Kong Veterans

By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

On December 8, 1941, the Japanese army launched an attack on the then-British colony of Hong Kong, located in Southern China.

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Three older men in Canadian Legion uniforms sit beside each other. They are all wearing Remembrance Day poppies on their uniforms.