8 things you should do at the Gimli Ice Festival

When I think about Gimli, I immediately conjure up an image of the Viking warrior statue standing tall at Viking Park. Next, I think of pickerel served with heaping portions of fries and long strolls along Lake Winnipeg after said heaping portions of fries. And of course, it just wouldn’t be right

The Gimli Glider Exhibit: Manitoba’s most unique aviation story

On a fateful Saturday in the early summer of 1983, the little town of Gimli, Manitoba made big headlines as an Air Canada pilot pulled off one of the greatest emergency landings in aviation history. The Gimli Glider is surely one of Manitoba’s (and the world’s) most unique aviation stories – with a

Manitoba celebrates Canada 150

In case you haven’t heard: 2017 is Canada’s sesquicentennial. That’s fancy talk for the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Across the nation many special events, celebrations, new attractions and initiatives are popping-up all in the name of generating Canadian pride. Ottawa, the capital region,

If these walls could talk: Manitoba’s historic theatres

Manitoba has had a long-time love affair with performing arts. The first live theatre on the prairies dates back to Red River Hall in 1867 (and the list that follow is impressive!) Because our isolation in the heart of Canada, Manitobans create out of necessity. We’re proud of the fact that we