Walking tours, museums and historic sites reveal the stories of Manitoba's rich past MANITOBA, CANADA - From fossils of an ancient sea to a re-vitalized 1920s warehouse district that's the envy of historians around North America, we Manitobans have a lot of history-going as far back as half-a-billion years in some cases-you might never have expected to find here. And we're still discovering surprising new ancient treasures. Come see some of our great old stuff.