Canadian Museum for Human Rights welcomes new leader as crucial step towards positive change

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) welcomes today’s announcement of Manitoba human rights lawyer and advocate Isha Khan as its new president and chief executive officer.

CMHR Board Chair Pauline Rafferty said the appointment is a crucial and positive step towards rebuilding trust in the Museum’s commitment to human rights. The five‐year appointment, which commences on August 17, was announced today by the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Read more here. Additionally, the CMHR released a report by an independent body about allegations of systemic racism and oppression.