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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. Miriam Toews, Prairie novelist extraordinaire “I

Tour New Iceland’s old ways

The first Icelandic exodus happened in the late 19th century, when more than twenty percent of Iceland’s population came to Canada after a volcanic eruption crippled their economy and livestock industry. After learning how to fish in lakes covered in metre-thick ice, survivors went on to found New

7 festival feasts found in Manitoba

Some people go to festivals for the music, some go for workshops, and some go for activities or rides. Others, well, they go for the food. Manitoba happens to be a fantastic spot for this special type of feasting. We have festivals that serve up dishes from over 40 cultures around the globe,

A midsummer dip? Gettin’ beachy on Lake Winnipeg

In 35 minutes, you could be at the beach. That’s right. From the northern edge of Winnipeg, it takes just over half an hour before you’re dipping your toes in the refreshing waters of the vast Lake Winnipeg. In case you haven’t heard, Lake Winnipeg is BIG as in 24,514-square-kilometres. It’s the

Finding the balance in Brandon

Brandon, Manitoba’s second largest city and home to more than 53,000 people, delivers the best of all worlds-big-city excitement and quiet country living. An adventure in Brandon starts with a bakery run to Blue Hills Bakery & Deli to load up on artisan breads. Grab a loaf or two of freshly baked

6 places to say namaste in Manitoba

There’s no posturing in Manitoba – or is there? From hot yoga to sun salutations by a cool lake, Manitoba is reinventing itself as a yoga capital. Find your inner zen at a studio, a lodge or a festival this summer. Here are 6 places in Manitoba to say namaste… Yoga Public 280 Fort

Wander Winnipeg: Osborne Village

With a new purchase in hand, a young woman leaves Out of the Blue, a hot spot for indie fashion. She crosses the street and heads into Kawaii Crepe, a funky eatery serving Japanese-style hand-rolled crepes. Meanwhile, a sidewalk busker with an acoustic guitar rocks an original tune, while his case