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Seeking Safety

November 2017 to November 2018

Seeking Safety uses a combination of video, photos and documents to explore the experiences of asylum seekers and refugees in Canada.

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

Seeking Refuge

August 2017 to November 2018

Combining art, videos and imagery, Seeking Refuge explores the global refugee crisis through the lens of two teenage boys.

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A teenage boy holds a life jacket in his hands while he stands behind a dome-like structure made of lifejackets.

Stories

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Find out more about the world-famous declaration that turns 70 in 2018.

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Human Rights and the Charter

By Armando Perla, Researcher-Curator

The cornerstone of human rights protection in Canada is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter forms part of Canada’s Constitution and came into being on April 17, 1982.

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A Universal Commitment

Discover the people of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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