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36 amazing facts about polar bears

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

We are willing to bet you’ll love The Beach

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

From the Arctic to Surfside at WAG

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

Take a virtual reality trip to inspiration

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

New Elkhorn Resort Pool = Family Fun!

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

This summer…experience Winnipeg’s wildest attraction

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

Escape to Ancient Greece and Rome at the WAG

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