Every third Monday in February, we celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. The story of the Métis leader can be found across the province, with many statues, museums and tours exploring his legacy. So if you've ever wanted to know more about this important historic figure, you've come to the right
Header Photo by Kristhine Guerrero (@gyk26) The temperature is dropping in Manitoba but that doesn't mean you have to stay inside and wait for winter to end. With all the activities happening in Saint Boniface over the winter, you've got so many opportunities to get up and move, warm your body and
We step out of the vehicle and scan the sea of gravestones. Sigh. Where do we even begin to look? We’ve made the pilgrimage to Neepawa’s Riverside Cemetery, myself leading a trio of Canadian travel journalists who are all in their 50s and very fond of how novels like The Stone Angel and The Diviners
Cemeteries are creepy places. After all, they are filled with dead people. Once the sun goes down, there’s really no good or logical reason to be wandering these supernaturally mysterious grounds. In fact, there’s hardly any reason to be there even at high noon…unless it’s a play, and in the St.
Winnipeg’s first heyday was in the early 20th century when the Manitoba capital had one of the fastest growing economies in North America. There was more construction happening in Winnipeg in 1904 than in Toronto and Montreal combined, which resulted in the country’s tallest building and first
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
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has made a striking impact on Winnipeg’s skyline. Designed by Antoine Predock, this impressive building’s concept was inspired by Canadian landscapes and features imagery of tree roots and out-stretched wings. Simply put, the museum is an unparalleled