When the temperature drops, Manitobans are more active than ever. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hockey…but without a doubt, curling is the king of winter pastimes. Here are the top 5 reasons we claim Manitoba as Canada’s Curling Capital:
It wouldn’t be fair to send you to the festival without a few pointers. Next time you visit The Pas, 650 km north of Winnipeg, remember to pack your fur hat and maybe a few antacids. If you’re female: don’t shave your legs.
Enjoy the magic of the North End in Winnipeg, where you can walk along Main Street, ducking into the shops that look promising and while you’re stomping off that snow, get a friendly greeting from a person who is likely the owner.
They look to the fields surrounding Portage la Prairie for inspiration and still-warm-from-the-sun produce. It can’t get any more local.