Canadian Museum for Human Rights showcases concept at CentrePlace Manitoba

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights launched its Champion Human Rights! Campaign during the media opening of the CentrePlace Manitoba pavilion at LiveCity Vancouver Downtown.

The campaign, aiming to promote respect and human rights action, asks visitors of the CentrePlace Manitorba pavilion to complete the “Everyone has the right to…” protest sign and have a picture taken with their sign and then future museum in the background. Currently all photographs taken are displayed on a screen in the pavilion but some of them will be shown again when the museum will open in 2012 in Winnipeg.

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Culture @ the Olympics staff guests on CKNW News Talk Sports Radio

Our Editorial Assistants, Ana ADI and Jennifer Jones, were live on CKNW on Tuesday, February 16, talking about their coverage of the Olympics so far. They joined Jill Bennett’s International Media Panel with, her other guests, John Crumpacker of San Francisco Chronicle and Florian Zut of Swiss National Television. During the one-hour show the four journalists discussed their coverage of the Games, culture at the Olympics and the relation and differences between traditional media and citizen journalists.

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2010 Olympic Truce Dialogue

Just one day before the beginning of the Winter Olympics, more than 500 young leaders have met today (Thursday, February 11, 2010) with their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Jean-Daniel Lafond, as well as other foreign dignitaries, government officials, special guests and Olympic athletes at the Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch (350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia) to mark the Olympic Truce in an open dialogue.

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