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In Good Company: Air Canada at the Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening

Our social columnist shines the spotlight on a politician-studded museum gala in Winnipeg.

At the Mandela: Struggle for Freedom opening at Winnipeg’s Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), guests previewed the exhibit before hearing Brian Mulroney, prime minister at the time of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, share stories in a conversation with Peter Mansbridge. The gala raised over half a million dollars for the Friends of the CMHR.

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala: Brian Mulroney, Janice Filmon and Gary Filmon

Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada, Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, and Gary Filmon, former Premier of Manitoba.


Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala: Jonathan Paterson, Michael Paterson and Gail Asper

Jonathan Paterson, Michael Paterson and Gail Asper.


Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala: Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo

Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo, the South African High Commissioner to Canada, addressed the crowd on behalf of the South African government.


Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala: Sean Simmons and Kathy Buhler

Sean Simmons and Kathy Buhler.


Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala: David Asper and Peter Mansbridge

David Asper of The Asper Foundation and Peter Mansbridge shared a laugh.


Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom Opening Gala at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.


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