Ottawa accused of human rights museum meddling days before grand opening

Controversy has surrounded the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg for years.

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Controversy has surrounded the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg for years.

Now, just days before its grand opening, fresh concerns are being raised about potential political interference by the federal government on what will be presented in the museum.

APTN’s Dennis Ward has this story.

Host/Producer - Winnipeg

Dennis is Metis from southern Manitoba. After spending a decade working in TV in Alberta and Ontario, Dennis returned to Manitoba to join APTN’s Winnipeg bureau as reporter/correspondent in September 2014. In 2016, he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for his story A Soldier Scorned for APTN Investigates. In 2017, he became a host/producer for APTN National News and Face to Face. In 2020, Dennis and co host Melissa Ridgen were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, National.