Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

December 17, 2008 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2008) - The Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, together with representatives from all three levels of government and from the Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, will mark the start of the Museum's construction with a symbolic ground-breaking ceremony.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.



The details are as follows:

Date: Friday, December 19(th), 2008

Time: 11:15 a.m. (CST)

Place: Site of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Forks, Waterfront Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba


The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) was established as a federal Crown corporation on August 10, 2008 by the Government of Canada. CMHR is Canada's fifth national museum, the first established since 1967, and the first national museum to be built outside of the National Capital Region. The Museum will explore the subject of human rights to enhance the public's understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others, and to encourage reflection and dialogue.

For more information, please visit the Corporation's website at www.humanrightsmuseum.ca.

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