Travel Manitoba eNews - April 2013
The influence of the water is apparent in the variety of monuments in the Interlake region.
In Gimli, the proud sea-faring Viking statue marks this region’s Icelandic roots, which are on display at the New Iceland Heritage Museum and the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, August 2-5, 2013. Chuck the Channel Cat is dedicated to good fishing in Selkirk, which boasts the Marine Museum of Manitoba’s six historic ships.
And while curling isn’t technically a water sport, Arborg is home to the world’s largest curling rock, weighing in a one and a half tonnes. The biggest curling event in the country, the Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Olympic Trials hits the ice at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, December 1-8, 2013 – tickets are on sale now.