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
Manitoba’s film industry is booming at the moment, boasting the highest volume of productions that the province has seen in ten years. Along with these projects come Hollywood A-listers to whom we get to show off the hospitality, charm and beauty of our home. While Winnipeg is accustomed to seeing
Header photo by Shaun Cameron Where in Manitoba can you find hipster coffee shops, incredible art galleries, a vintage ice cream shop and lively music festivals? As Manitoba’s second largest city, it’s amazing that a culturally rich city like Brandon still remains as a bit of a hidden gem
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, also known a ‘The Plan’. The site was chosen as the host nation for air crews from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Brandon est la ville la plus drôle au Canada. Alice, 5 ans. Voilà ce qu’a affirmé ma fille après avoir passé trois jours dans la deuxième plus grande ville du Manitoba. Avec la très belle fin de semaine que nous avons passée, il est difficile de ne pas être d’accord avec cette affirmation.
Brandon is the funnest city in Canada. -Alice, age 5 This was declared by my daughter after three days spent in Manitoba’s second largest city. When you had the weekend we did, it’s really quite hard to argue with that statement. Between the great food, awesome outdoor spaces, a fun hotel and
Last year, we listed 10 can’t-miss festivals in Manitoba, but that was only a small slice of our summer festival pie! And boy oh boy does our festival pie have flavour – from BBQ and blues to music and film. If you want to earn your (unofficial) badge of festival honour from yours truly, try to
Want to really immerse yourself in Manitoba’s culture and history? Manitoba’s 7 Signature Museums are recognized and designated by the Province of Manitoba for their significant contribution to preserving the history and heritage of our province. How many can you visit this summer?
Header photo by The Forks Red and white are all the rage this weekend in Manitoba, with Canada 150 events happening EVERYWHERE in the province – and we do mean everywhere (if we missed your town’s event, leave us a comment and we’ll add it in)! There’s no shortage of opportunities to show off your
Road trips are fun and all, but I especially like them if there’s somewhere delicious to stop into on the way. And it doesn’t matter which corner of the province you are venturing into, a delicious eatery is always close by. Imagine sipping on a cold iced tea on the patio of a lively lakeside town,