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
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,
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
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
Whether it’s for one day, or maybe a few more, a road trip along the western shores of Lake Winnipeg will have you uncover the Interlake’s abundance of culture, heritage and nature galore. Throw in some fishing action, eclectic shops, slithery snake dens, velkomin vikings (yes, vikings!), and cottage country charm and you have one adventurous drive with infinite possibilities for fun. So what are you waiting for? Hit the highway already…
From festivals to fossil digs, Manitoba is a place where the past and present intermingle. For history fanatics, cultural buffs and explorers of all kinds, the province offers an exciting variety of immersive experiences to take you from days past to celebrations and activities of people living
After seeing the York boats at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, continue on a journey of historical discovery through the Interlake. Head north on Highway #9 with a stop at Winnipeg Beach . Revel in the opportunity to stroll along the soft sandy beach, quiet and calm at this time of year.
With the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights comes the opening of its resident eatery, ERA Bistro . Billed as a “gathering place for good food, sharing and reflection”, here are some other new restaurants in Manitoba that deserve a spot on your “must try” list. Have more new hot spots to