WINNIPEG — A new series of arts programming at The Forks is mixing architecture, music, wonder, theatre, dance and literature into one.
Summertide is a 15-day multimedia celebration launching on Monday.
Winnipeg is the Slurpee Capital of the World for the 18th consecutive year.
When it comes to consuming the sugary 7-Eleven trademark drink, no one else in the country compares to Manitobans.
As the heartbeat of the Canadian prairies, Winnipeg is less than two hours away from some of the most popular destinations to visit in the summer. To help readers decide what to add to their summer to-do lists, we’ve found great activities that are a short drive from our province’s capital city.
Manitoba is proudly referred to as the heartbeat of Canada, due to its central location, welcoming people and unique blend of historical character and modern design.
For hobby shutterbugs and professional photographers alike, the province is filled with breathtaking, photo-worthy views. Here are just a few great spots that are ripe for exploring with your camera this summer.
(NC) — With the hot weather in full swing, many of us are gearing up for outdoor entertaining. But whether you throw a barbecue or host a campfire roast, you’ll soon realize that summer entertaining starts to add up.
Canadians are already smart and use their wallets wisely when it comes to grocery shopping. In fact, according to a recent survey, there are two main factors we take into consideration before even stepping out the door with our list: fair pricing and good value for money.
WINNIPEG — Just in time to cool off for the Canada Day long weekend, the Transcona Aquatic Park officially opened on Friday.
Hundreds of kids and their parents patiently waited for dignitaries to finish their speeches before jumping into the water to the sound of a blow horn.
By The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – Some Manitobans jokingly refer to mosquitoes as their unofficial provincial bird, but Winnipeg has been unusually free of the pesky insects so far this year.
Ken Nawolsky, the city’s superintendent of insect control, said the average daily mosquito count in the 28 monitoring traps scattered throughout the city for most of May and June has been zero.
A day in the sand at Grand Beach will set you back just under $40, according to new data ranking 310 beaches from over 70 countries based on price.
Travel website TravelBird examined area costs of beaches around the globe based on the cost of sunscreen, water, beer, ice cream and lunch to form its Beach Price Index.
A full lineup of music, movies and art exhibitions are planned this summer at Assiniboine Park.
The concert series kicks off June 22 with the Winnipeg Pops Orchestra before Symphony in the Park with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on July 5.
By Brian Schultz
Local business groups are working with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service this summer to reduce the risk of arson.
Seasonal employees of Local Business Improvement Zones (BIZ) will receive training on how to identify and report potential fire hazards to the city’s 311 contact centre. The WFPS or community by-law officers will follow up on the reports.