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    Manitoba Legislative Building

    TheManitoba Legislative Building is the meeting place of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, in central Winnipeg. It was originally named the Manitoba Parliament Building, not Legislative. The neoclassical building was completed in 1920 and stands seventy-seven meters tall (253 ft). It was designed and built by Frank Worthington Simon (1862–1933) and Henry Boddington III, along […]

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    Royal Canadian Mint

    The Winnipeg Mint is our high-tech, high-volume manufacturing facility. Every single Canadian circulation coin is produced here – literally billions each year. Established in 1976, the Winnipeg plant occupies a 14,864 m2 state-of-the-art facility. Visit the Winnipeg boutique at 520 Lagimodière Blvd. to add to your coin collection, find exciting gift ideas and take home some Mint memorabilia. OR take […]

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    Fort Gibraltar

    History in the Making Combining the elegance of a history setting with modern comfort and features, Fort Gibraltar is the ideal venue to become the New Frontier for your next event. Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg, we offer a unique venue for weddings, receptions, corporate meetings, private functions, conferences and group tours. Indoor and outdoor events […]

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    Prairie Dog Central Railway

    The Prairie Dog Central Railway is a short line railway owned and operated by The Vintage Locomotive Society Inc. (VLS) and it is one of the oldest regularly scheduled vintage operating trains in North America. The VLS is a Registered Charity whose primary objective is to maintain and operate the Prairie Dog Central Railway vintage steam […]

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    Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface

    The St. Boniface Cathedral-Basilica, Mother Church of Western Canada and historical site of Manitoba, was established in 1818 in the Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface. Its impressive cemetery, iconic facade and architectural beauty makes it a beautiful place to visit, and its welcoming parish community looks forward to meet you.

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    Doors Open

    Doors Open Winnipeg Heritage Winnipeg will be presenting our 11th Doors Open Winnipeg event. This free annual event celebrates Winnipeg’s unique spaces, architecture and history. Doors Open will take place the weekend of May 31st & June 1st and will showcase more than 80 remarkable buildings and sites. In addition to introducing the public to […]

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    Old Market Square

    Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest As a Manitoban I am already missing the summer sunshine and all the fun that goes along with it. I can’t wait to eat a hotdog on a park bench in Old Market Square again and listen to the local musicians busking in the area. This is a favorite thing […]

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    La Maison Gabrielle-Roy

    Gabrielle Roy (1909–1983) Gabrielle Roy was born on March 22, 1909 in St. Boniface, Manitoba. With deep auburn hair, and eyes of sea-green, her strong features became more pronounced with age, which gave her a stately and elegant quality. Gabrielle was the youngest of eleven children born to Léon and Mélina Roy. Only eight of her […]

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    Manitoba Provincial Archives

    Manitoba’s rich documentary past is accessible to you at the Archives of Manitoba. You will discover a treasure of information about Manitobans and their history. About our Holdings The holdings of the Archives of Manitoba are a rich resource for the study of the history of Manitoba and its people, as well as the history […]