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How to weekend in the Wheat City

I thought I knew the Wheat City. With family roots in the fields of southwest Manitoba , I spent a fair amount of time in Brandon growing up: holiday breaks visiting cousins, an annual outing to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair , and a handful of high school sporting events all framed my experience of

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Lucky ducks! Why a stay in Duck Mountain is just ducky

I have very fond childhood memories of summer vacations spent in Duck Mountain Provincial Park in Manitoba’s Parkland region. A cozy cabin, days spent splashing in the lake and evening walks through the forest. I didn’t know at the time what made “the Ducks” so special. But after returning many years later, this time with my own family, I truly got a sense of why this park lives on in so many of my old – and now new – memories.

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6 things I learned from a visit to a military museum

The neat thing about a museum experience is that it's different for everyone. No two people share the same journey while there. Just as the museum exhibits are curated by professionals, an individual curates their own visit, selecting the poignant moments that leave a lasting impression. With this