Manitoba is considered a “keystone” province because of its shape and position in the centre of Canada.
ONE OF THE COLDEST CITIES IN THE WORLD
Winnipeg has been deemed one of the five coldest cities in the world, alongside Yellowknife, Duninka and Yakutsk (both in Russia) and Harbin, China.
OVER 100,000 LAKES
Manitoba has over 100,000 beautiful lakes, perfect for canoeing, kayaking, fishing and swimming during the hot summer months.
SIR WILLIAM STEPHENSON
Sir William Stephenson, the man who inspired the spy character James Bond, was born and raised in Winnipeg.
WINNIE THE POOH!
Disney’s beloved character Winnie the Pooh was actually named after Winnipeg! During World War I, Winnipegger Lieutenant Harry Colebourn