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Unveiled by the Dalai Lama in 1990, this monument to human rights leaves a strong impression with both its message and ... More
Canadian Tribute to Human Rights
Unveiled by the Dalai Lama in 1990, this monument to human rights leaves a strong impression with both its message and design. The red granite and grey concrete of the ten-meter-high monument carries the words "equality," "dignity" and "rights" in 68 of Canada's First Nations languages. Walk through the tribute along a "symbolic procession," starting under the massive plaque inscribed with the first words of the Declaration of Human Rights: "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights."
Since 1950 more than 112,000 Canadians have served as peacekeepers in countries such as Cyprus, Haiti, Egypt, Cambodia, Bosnia and
Rwanda. The Peacekeeping Monument, entitled Reconciliation, was commissioned by the Canadian government in 1988 when the United Nations was ...
You'll be surprised to find a fully functioning farm in the middle of the city! Located in the heart of
the Central Experimental Farm , the museum pays tribute to traditional and modern farming practices in Canada. An exhibit ...
Visitors are encouraged to explore the evolution of money and the monetary system during a visit to this somewhat quirky
museum, situated on the ground floor of the Bank of Canada building on Sparks Street. Displays focus not only ...
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