5 Winnipeg museums that you've probably never heard of (but need to see ASAP)

You've heard and been to perennial favourites like the Manitoba Museum and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights - but what about the smaller museums that tell the lesser-known stories of our province's history? We have 5 museums that you've (probably)...

10 more spectacular things to do in Manitoba that are NOT in Winnipeg

What ever happened to adventure? You know, packing a bag and seeing where the open road takes you? It's time to step out of your city-limit comfort zone and explore more of our stunning province! How many of these activities can you tick off this year?...

5 cute and quaint towns in Manitoba that will inspire your next road trip

We listed 5 outrageously charming towns in Manitoba, knowing full well that our selections were just the tip of the iceberg when it came to cute communities in the province. To inspire you to get out and explore our province even further this spring and...

8 amazing winter adventures to have in Riding Mountain National Park

Winter is transformative. A blanket of snow can make a place you think you know look completely new and different. While summer thinks it's got things covered as the season for national parks and outdoor adventure, winter is right there making a very good...

5 downtowns cute enough to shoot a movie in

Manitoba’s film industry is booming at the moment, boasting the highest volume of productions that the province has seen in ten years. Along with these projects come Hollywood A-listers to whom we get to show off the hospitality, charm and beauty of our...

The Gimli Glider Exhibit: Manitoba’s most unique aviation story

On a fateful Saturday in the early summer of 1983, the little town of Gimli, Manitoba made big headlines as an Air Canada pilot pulled off one of the greatest emergency landings in aviation history. The Gimli Glider is surely one of Manitoba’s (and the...

Get to know Manitoba’s Heritage Rivers

Established in 1984, the Canadian Heritage Rivers System aims to ensure that rivers remain not only a significant piece of our past, but also a cherished part of our future. And with 4 located in Manitoba, there are plenty of ways to get to know these...

Magical yurt weekend at Journey Home Artist Retreat

If you find yourself driving through the tiny town of Waldersee, Manitoba, the last thing you might expect to stumble upon are two traditional Mongolian yurts, nestled alongside an idyllic creek at the end of a long road.

Sam Waller Museum: A collection of oddities from around the globe

The Sam Waller Museum would make an excellent setting for an iSpy book. The founder, Sam Waller, coined himself a Pack Rat and called the museum a “Clutter-torium” – a nickname that was certainly no exaggeration.

150 Things to do in Manitoba in 2017

Have you heard ? The biggest blockbuster of 2017 is going to be Canada’s 150th birthday! Join us this year in celebrating Canada’s big 1-5-0 all year long. Explore something new. Do something you’ve never done before. Make it an action packed adventure, a...

If these walls could talk: Manitoba’s historic theatres

Manitoba has had a long-time love affair with performing arts. The first live theatre on the prairies dates back to Red River Hall in 1867 (and the list that follow is impressive!) Because our isolation in the heart of Canada, Manitobans create out of...

Manitoba’s literary locales

Canada is a fertile ground for scribes, and Manitoba has produced some of Can-Lit’s most unique voices. Readers and wordsmiths alike must check out these stomping grounds of four of Manitoba’s most prolific authors.

Manitoba’s world records

In the spirit of Olympic record-breaking performances, here are some of Manitoba’s own world records.

Mennonite Heritage Village: stroll around structures that built a bustling community

“The way of the pioneer is always rough.” The Russian Mennonites who arrived in Manitoba in the late 1800s would most likely agree with that statement. They embarked on a long, hard journey all the way to Canada with the hopes of finding good farmland and...

The BIG list of FREE

We love free stuff in Manitoba. Like, really love it. Being thrifty is our thing. We’re good at it. So much so that we have plenty of free events and attractions to show for it. So put your wallet away, for here’s a nice big list of stuff you can do when...

Icons of Manitoba’s multi-cultural faith

It took a lot of faith for Manitoba’s early pioneers to travel here some two hundred years ago from the European continent, and to survive the rigours of wild, harsh weather, the likes of which they’d never experienced before. As they carved villages and...

Flin Flon: Cool mining town with a storied past

Flin Flon has been a a mining centre since Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company (now Hudbay Minerals) started in 1927. But this town, which is buried in the Boreal forest on the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border, is a gem for many more reasons.

8 steps to suffragist enlightenment: Exploring local landmarks that honour Nellie McClung

This January 28 marks a significant milestone in our province’s history: 100 years ago women from Manitoba became the first in Canada to win the right to vote.

Dalnavert Museum: Clues to our past

There is no mystery here: the Dalnavert Museum, the former home of a prominent Winnipeg family built in 1895, is a dramatic and striking restoration. Saved from a sure demise by the Manitoba Historical Society in 1969, the house and its contents are a...

10 amazing art galleries in Manitoba

Contemporary, classic and cutting edge. For the curious and the creative, Manitoba is teeming with art galleries that reflect our unique regions, cultures and histories. These galleries are found in every corner of the province, delivering...

Spotlight on: Kal Barteski

We all agree: polar bears are often ferocious, sometimes adorable, and always majestic. But to Kal Barteski, they are also a work of art, acting as her muse and living, walking inspiration. Known for her script, typography and breathtaking polar bear...

43 fun facts about Manitoba that will blow your mind

Most of what the world knows about Manitoba is based on movie mentions, Winnipeg’s reigning title of Slurpee Capital of the World, or the fact that we have been colder than Mars.

Movie mosasaurs vs. Morden’s mosasaurs

Not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s this new movie out called Jurassic World and it seems to be a wee-bit popular. Like already made a billion dollars worldwide popular! Yes, one billion dollars. Now, it could be that hunky Chris Pratt bringing the...

Winnipeg’s signature stories

What do bison, birds and a boy of gold have in common? They are the main characters in three of Winnipeg’s best stories. These stories are part of the Signature Experiences Collection, some of the coolest tourism experiences that Canada has to offer. So...

I’m digging it!

As a kid I had aspirations to be both a geologist and an archaeologist, so when I had the chance to go on a fossil dig at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden, I jumped on it. My 12 year-old self was pumped! And my present-day self – now the...