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Human rights museum holding public meeting this morning

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The Canadian Museum For Human Rights (CMHR) will be holding its second annual public meeting today at 10:30 a.m. at Sisler High School, 1360 Redwood Avenue.

CMHR board chair Eric Hughes, president and CEO Stuart Murray and chief financial officer Susanne Robertson will announce major initiatives in the museum's programming as well as discuss the progress on the interior construction and staff composition.

Gilles Hebert, the vice-president of museum practice, will lead a panel discussion among museum staff working on aspects of content and programs. Canadian Teachers' Federation president Paul Taillefer of Ottawa will also attend the meeting.

Students of Sisler High School will make a short presentation on their school's commitment to human rights.

Members of the public who wish to ask questions are invited to do so through Facebook, the website www.museumforhumanrights.ca/cmhr2012 and Twitter (#CMHR2012). CMHR will post live tweets throughout the meeting.

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Updated on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 9:38 AM CST: replaces photo

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