Perhaps it’s an optical illusion, or the hallucinations of a prairie boy who’s fed up with living in the polar vortex, but is that a palm tree I see before me beside one of the venues in Mother Russia?
Held during the same time as Festival du Voyageur, passers-by cannot help but stop and look at this magnificent waterfall of ice protruding into the sky with people climbing it.
As the 45th annual Festival du Voyageur opened this weekend with fun and festivities galore, it was clear this year’s edition would be a special one.
On a frosty cold Friday night, with a beautiful full moon overhead, true voyageurs and explorers of Winnipeg braved the weather to come together and kick off the 45th edition of Manitoba’s most famous winter festival.
With the most recent snowfall, some members of this weekend’s Acif Epica ultra-endurance race and other local sportspeople are focussed on understanding their navigation equipment.
As delegates gather in Winnipeg for the International Winter Cycling Congress, one brave soul offers a video guide on how to manage the two-wheeled commute at this time of year.
A plan to develop the south end of this neighbourhood will see possibly the biggest construction project here in years complete with stores, restaurants, apartments, entertainment venues, a seniors care home and a hotel.
While icebiking is one sport never featured at any Winter Olympics, hundreds of hearty Manitobans are gearing up for this unique annual cold weather cycling event this month at The Forks.
Endurance athletes competing in the 130 km ultra marathon in the middle of February have been advised to be prepared for an extremely difficult race and to realize what they’re getting into.
For scholar Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, treaties are gifts obliging the signatories to accept and value each as equals. They’re embedded in the spiritual beliefs and traditions of aboriginal people.