Omar Khadr Panel Discussion

Time: 1:00 pm September 19, 2014
Location: Richardson Hall
Manitoba Theatre for Young People

What does his controversial case teach us about human rights in Canada today?

This will be a two hour event comprised of a short “primer” on the history of the Omar Khadr case followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session with the audience.

The stated mission of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is to offer a “journey of education and inspiration”.  A study of the past must inspire critical examination of current policies and behaviours if we are to build a better future.  The case of Omar Khadr calls out for just such a critical examination and this panel hopes to contribute to that.

Join our panelists as they explore this issue. Your questions will be welcome.

Dennis Edney, QC Mr. Edney has represented Omar Khadr on a pro bono basis for most of the past decade and is an expert on the Khadr case and also on human rights law in Canada. Edney has received numerous human rights awards for his work.

Michael DeMoor Dr. DeMoor is a Professor of Social and Political Philosophy at the King’s University in Edmonton and has followed the Khadr case for several years with a par-ticular interest in the political challenges it presents

David Goa Mr. Goa is Director of the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life at the University of Alberta. His academic work explores religious tradition and modern culture and the Ronning Centre has hosted several public lectures dealing with the Khadr case.


French-language public forum

The Impact of Residential Schools

1 pm to 2:15 pm,

Salle Martial-Caron at USB


Panelists will include :


Marie Wilson, Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Ry Moran, Director of National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Program Director for the Aboriginal Focus Programs, University of Manitoba

Madeleine Basile, member, Survivor’s Committee, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

100 Years of Loss

Bilingual Photo Exhibition addressing the impact of Residential Schools



The School of Social Work at Université de Saint-Boniface, in partnership with the student union, L'Association étudiante de l'Université de Saint-Boniface (AEUSB), is proud to be hosting an art exhibition addressing the impact of residential schools in Canada.

La galerie artspace, located just off of the Aulneau Street entrance to the university. This photo exhibit deals with the impact of residential schools, and is sponsored by the Legacy of Hope Foundation. 

« 100 years of loss »

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