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
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What is luxury? When it comes to travel, most of us—including me—picture hotels with lavish interiors, a 24-hour concierge, and marble bathrooms, Frette linens and Molton Brown toiletries. But my idea of luxury has been turned upside down. I blame it on a trip to the shores of Hudson Bay in northern
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
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,
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
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
Manitoba’s annual crop of berries, saskatoons, raspberries and strawberries, come of age by late June. That’s also when legions of berry lovers hit fields across the province and harvest the sweet, luscious fruit for jams, pies and tarts. One of the yummiest summer staples: strawberries!
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
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
Churchill, Manitoba is renowned as the Polar Bear Capital of the World for heart-pounding encounters with the world’s largest carnivore during their annual fall congregation in October and November. This remote town on the edge of Hudson Bay, however, is also an ultimate summer destination, not only