Spend a Night at the Manitoba Museum!

DinoSnores – Museum offers First Public Sleepover When the doors close, and the lights go down, what kind of adventures await you at the Manitoba Museum? Does the pliosaur come alive in the Earth History Gallery? Will the Mamenchisaurusrun from the T. Rex in World’s Giant Dinosaurs? There’s only one way to find out –…

Northern Explorer Month at Assiniboine Park Zoo

Assiniboine Park Zoo is excited to announce that Northern Explorer Month is back again for another year due to popular demand. Starting February 1, visitors can pay one regular admission fee and come the entire month of February for FREE! In addition, a variety of family-friendly activities and zookeeper talks are planned where visitors will…

Downtown welcomes the world at Centrallia, Liberal Biennial, and Federation of Canadian Municipalities conventions

By Stefano Grande, Executive Director of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ In the past month, our city was once again named as one of the top seven intelligent communities in the world. This prestigious ranking comes as no surprise, as multi-billion dollar investments, public-private collaboration, and private-sector optimism has climbed to new and unparalleled heights in…

Help support polar bear rescue team

Today is Giving Tuesday and Assiniboine Park Zoo is participating in the national campaign with the goal of raising $10,000 today in support of the Zoo’s Polar Bear Rescue Team. Giving Tuesday falls on the first Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is a national movement to promote giving back to the community…

Preview the Boreal Discovery Centre in Thompson

The Boreal Discovery Centre is being built by the Thompson Zoological Society Inc, with assistance from Spirit Way who are contributing to the wolf enclosure. The Thompson Zoological Society has been working with a zoo design specialists to ensure that all exhibits meet or exceed Canadian Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) standards and have recently produced an…

Polar Bear Sculpture Gift to the Park Unveiled

Bob Williams with his grandchildren at the unveiling today. Photo courtesy of APC. Polar Bear Sculpture Commissioned by $1 Million Donor as a Gift to the Park Unveiled at Zoo Entrance The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) unveiled a bronze polar bear sculpture today at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. The original sculpture by Manitoba artist Peter…

WSO opens new season with Dvořák’s New World

  Photo courtesy of Keith Levit Photography Fresh from New York City’s Carnegie Hall, Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) launch their 2014-2015 season on September 26 & 27 with a concert inspired by the human ideal of freedom. Featuring Dvořák’s inimitable Symphony No. 9 “From the New World,” Gershwin’s swinging…

The Interlake Tourism Association is looking for nominations.

What Organization, Business or Person should be recognized for what they do for the Interlake? The Interlake Tourism Association (ITA) is pleased to announce our annual Tourism Awards that will recognize the people, businesses or organizations that are outstanding in the Interlake. Be it for the superior Service Excellence they provide, the Marketing Excellence you…

2nd Annual Manitoba TELUS ATV RIDE for DAD

Looking to have fun on an ATV ride with like-minded people? You can do that & help in a very worthy cause for Prostate Cancer Research Come one, come all to the South Interlake Rockwood Ag Society RED BARN on Hwy # 236 just south of Stonewall for the 2nd Annual Ride for Dad on…

Performers for the Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards

The Manito Ahbee Festival is counting down the days until the 9th annual festival begins on September 10-14, 2014. The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards will be handed out in Winnipeg over two nights in September. The RBC APCMA Ohshkii Awards Showcase takes place Thursday, September 11th at The Winnipeg Art Gallery and is an…

Happy Canada Day!

It’s not too late to get out and celebrate Canada Day! Not sure what to do? Stop by the Assiniboine Park for live entertainment at the Lyric Theatre and fireworks for Canad Day at the Park. Osborne BIZ Street Fest will host a lively street party with musicians, street entertainers and yes, beer gardens. The…

Unveiling of the Zoo’s new main gate

The stunning new entrance to the Assiniboine Park Zoo was unveiled yesterday. While the zoo will remain closed until their grand opening on July 3rd, Winnipeggers were given a sneak peak of the impressive entrance on Roblin Boulevard which features a welcoming plaza, a visitor services centre and a new gift shop. “The zoo enters a bright new…

Thomas is coming to town!

It’s been 6 years, and in our opinion 6 years too long, Thomas the tank engine and Sir Topham Hatt are coming back in August. Thomas first arrived on the scene in 1946 care of the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son Christopher. He has been delighting children with stories of friendship and discovery ever…

A great time was had by all!

The launch of ‘The Hub’ magazine was recently attended by over 150 excited guests. The event took place at The Hilton hotel on Wellington and our thanks go out to Christine and her team for hosting a great occasion. As the many attendees were arriving at the event, the gang from Pegasus Publications were seen…

Winnipeg’s Gateway to the World is Here!

Winnipeg’s Gateway to the World is Here!. Winnipeg Airports Authority was on hand for the official launch of The Hub – Winnipeg’s Gateway to the World, June 3rd at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Hotel. The quarterly magazine is free to visitors at the airport and also available throughout the province at Travel Manitoba kiosks. The…

The Hub – Winnipeg’s Gateway to the World

Posted February 19, 2013 The Hub – Winnipeg’s Gateway to the World. Winnipeg Airports Authority announced the launch of a new magazine, The Hub – Winnipeg’s Gateway to the World. The free publication will cater to all travellers at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, whether they’re visiting Manitoba for the first time, or Manitobans looking for…