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Manitoba Travel

What to see and do in Brandon, Manitoba

A 2.5 hour drive west of Winnipeg along the Assiniboine River is Brandon, Manitoba –  the province’s second largest city and its agricultural hub. In some ways, unexpectedly, it reminded me of Victoria, B.C. with its 1880s-era brick architecture in its historic downtown core. Brandon’s a city that’s not too big, yet not too small. Situated …

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From Birds to Bison: A Day of Winnipeg Nature

From banding songbirds at Oak Hammock Marsh to watching bison at FortWhyte Alive, it was a day of Winnipeg nature for yours truly. I got to visit two destinations designated as Canadian Signature Experiences by the Canadian Tourism Commission, all the while appreciating Manitoba at a whole new level. Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre A 40 minute …