Did you know that polar bears are actually black? Or that they can eat 100 pounds of blubber in just one sitting? Not just stars in Coca Cola commercials, polar bears are fascinating creatures; it’s no wonder they’re known as the ‘Lord of the Arctic’ in some parts of the world. These 1500 pound
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If the unseasonably warm November weather has you thinking of the beach, then we’ve got the answer for you! South Beach Casino and Resort is a perfect escape for a day or night, only 30 minutes north of Winnipeg. As one of the cleanest and friendliest casinos in Manitoba, you’ll always find the
By rail or air, autumn is the perfect time to visit the beautiful town of Churchill in Manitoba’s North. In addition to its one-of-a-kind polar bear viewing opportunities Parks Canada is offering diverse cultural programming, brimming with stories of the area’s Indigenous peoples and tales of
While surfing and the Arctic aren’t two words that would normally have any kind of association, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s new exhibits showcase the visual inspiration of both. Opening October 1 at Manitoba’s leading art museum, Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic features treasures from the
Experience the sights and sounds of a Mayan marketplace in Guatemala by taking a virtual reality trip at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. A fascinating new exhibition uses virtual reality technology and vibrant folk-art objects to tell stories of women who are weaving, beading and sewing their
With 3,000km² of protected boreal forest it’s nearly impossible to not spot wildlife. Riding Mountain National Park is home to 2,500 moose, 1,800 elk, and 1,000 bears. Not to mention it’s also a birders paradise with 230 species of birds from Golden-winged Warblers, Gray Jays, to the Common Loon.
Written by Michel LaRivière If you’re thinking of taking a trip to Riding Mountain National Park with your family this year, you should definitely consider staying at the Elkhorn Resort Spa and Conference Centre. The last time I stayed at the Elkhorn Resort was a few years ago and I was very eager
Nestled in the heart of the city, Assiniboine Park Zoo is Winnipeg’s premier destination for amazing animal encounters and wild adventures. Located in beautiful Assiniboine Park, at the Zoo you can encounter animal species from all corners of the globe, including tigers, red pandas, camels, snow
One of the most visually inspiring exhibitions at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) was created by artists who cannot see. Sight Unseen: International Photography by Blind Artists runs from February 20 to September 18. It will open visitors’ eyes to how blind artists “see” and capture
Olympus is a rare opportunity to see ancient Greek and Roman treasures on the Prairies. On view until March 6, this monumental exhibit brings to Manitoba over 160 works from one of the most celebrated collections anywhere: marble statues, bronze statuettes, terracotta vases, and jewellery, some over