Canada Day Celebrated as Mint Marks 35th Anniversary

Royal Canadian Mint (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Royal Canadian Mint will be one of the popular spots to be on Friday, as thousands of Winnipeggers celebrate Canada Day.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Mint will be offering a number of activities to keep the whole family busy.

The first 3,500 visitors will receive a Canada Day pin marking the Mint’s 35th anniversary.

A BBQ lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., while the Manitoba Drag Racer’s Association shows off some of their finest drag racing cars in Manitoba.

All on-site activities at 520 Lagimodiere Boulevard are free of charge.