If not in the exact geographical centre of Canada, Winnipeg is certainly in the centre of Canada in most Canadians’ minds. The capital of Manitoba, it is often referred to as The Gateway City, or simply the ‘Peg by locals. It has a long and varied history, starting from when it was called Fort Garry, an outpost of the Hudson Bay Company.
“Cosmopolitan community” is not an oxymoron when describing Winnipeg, it’s a fact. With its vibrant nightlife, world renowned arts scene, chic boutiques and dining experiences to suit every palate, Winnipeg is a trendsetter. Yet its neighbourhoods are steeped in cultural tradition.
This is a diverse but harmonious city with many continental flavors. Historic St. Boniface, the largest Francophone community in Western Canada, is only a short drive from Corydon Avenue’s Little Italy with it’s eclectic mix of shops and outdoor patios. From Ukrainian, to Aboriginal, to Filipino, other … Read More