Aboriginal youth have set out from First Nations communities across the province to convene in Winnipeg for the first-ever Youth Exchange on food security in Manitoba.
Along with the jigging event and going on its 43rd year, the fiddling competition is the longest running contest at the Festival du Voyageur, providing exciting entertainment for throngs of fiddle fans.
For many students, this out of classroom setting was a much better way to learn about the voyageurs than sitting at a desk reading about them.
For 43 of the 45 years Festival du Voyageur has been around, the jigging contest has thrilled and amused audiences, and Saturday’s competition was no exception.
Learn to eat healthier and fight back against the food giants when Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Michael Moss is in Winnipeg on Feb. 27.
I decided to show Canadian pride by venturing out of my man cave to find sanctuary at a public venue to watch the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Men’s Gold Medal Hockey game.
The annual beard growing contest has been a favourite of Festival du Voyageur goers for 32 years. More than 70 people entered this year’s contest that included beards of all sizes and shapes.
Predicting the future will always be a risky business it seems. Twelve months ago, who would have been psychic enough to predict all the strange and unusual events that have transpired?
The leg wrestling, voyageur wrestling, pillow fight, tug of war and log sawing are some of the competitions featured in the Games which have been a part of Festival du Voyageur for 38 years.
Journalists work years without getting to the Olympics, yet Kyle Jahns went from intern to Olympic reporter in one year. He chalks it up to networking, knowledge of a niche topic and luck.