On a small acreage northeast of Winnipeg, 350 wannabe homesteaders descend with one purpose in mind: learn how to live off the land.
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Bah humbug winter! When temperatures dip and snow flies Manitobans fete winter with a full roster of fresh-air festivals, parties and friendly races.
Loaded with fur pelts caught on traplines across Northern Manitoba, modern-day trappers descend on Thompson every year to sell their wares to the highest bidder. The Thompson Fur Table connects aboriginal trappers, visitors and buyers to the history of Canada’s fur trade.
Who says there are no great ice waterfalls or vast glaciers to explore in Manitoba? The province’s chapter of the Alpine Club of Canada delivers thrills, chills and as close to a mountainous adventure as possible, all within sight of downtown Winnipeg.