History of Manitoba
Manitoba is one of Canada's 10 provinces, and the easternmost of the Prairie Provinces. Fur traders first arrived in what is now Manitoba during the late 17th century. It was officially recognized by ...
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List of ghost towns in Manitoba
The province of Manitoba has several abandoned Mennonite villages across the southern part of the province.Ghost towns are towns that once had a considerable population, that have since dwindled in nu...
Red River Colony
The Red River Colony (or Selkirk Settlement) was a colonization project set up in 1811 by Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, on 300,000 square kilometres (120,000 sq mi) of land granted to...
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Red River Rebellion
The Red River Rebellion (or the Red River Resistance, Red River Uprising, or First Riel Rebellion) was the sequence of events related to the 1869 establishment of a provisional government by the Métis...
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The Winnipeg Grenadiers
The Winnipeg Grenadiers was an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army formed on 1 April 1908 under General Order No. 20. Initially it was raised with headquarters at Morden, Manitoba and companies at:...
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Treaty 6
Treaty 6 is an agreement between the Canadian monarch and the Plain and Wood Cree, Assiniboine, and other tribes of Indians at Fort Carlton, Fort Pitt and Battle River. The area agreed upon by the Pl...
List of historic places in Parkland Region, Manitoba
This is a list of historic places in Parkland Region, Manitoba entered on the Canadian Register of Historic Places, whether they are federal, provincial, or municipal.
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Saskatchewan River fur trade
Saskatchewan River fur trade The Saskatchewan River was one of the two main axes of Canadian expansion west of Lake Winnipeg. The other and more important one was northwest to the Athabasca Country. F...
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SS Princess
SS Princess was a steamboat that operated on Lake Winnipeg in Canada from 1881 until 1906. The vessel was built in Winnipeg, Manitoba by the Jarvis & Burridge shipyard, and it was regarded as the ...
New Iceland
New Iceland (Icelandic: Nýja Ísland  listen ) is the name of a region on Lake Winnipeg in the Canadian province Manitoba which was named for settlers from Iceland. It was settled in 1875...
Riel (film)
Riel is a 1979 Canadian biographical television movie about Métis leader Louis Riel.
York Factory, Manitoba
York Factory was a settlement and factory (trading post) located on the southwestern shore of Hudson Bay in northeastern Manitoba, Canada, at the mouth of the Hayes River, approximately 200 kilometres...
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Portage La Loche Brigade
The Portage La Loche Brigade was a York boat fur brigade that travelled between Fort Garry, the Methye Portage and York Factory in Rupert's Land. This famous brigade travelled 4000 miles every year an...
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Port Nelson, Manitoba
Port Nelson is on Hudson Bay, in Manitoba, Canada, at the mouth of the Nelson River. Its peak population in the early 20th century was about 1000 people but today it is a ghost town. Immediately to th...
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Cooks Creek, Manitoba
Cooks Creek is a community in the Rural Municipality of Springfield. A post office was established there in 1873 on 13-12-5E and later moved.The community is home to the Immaculate Conception Ukrainia...
List of historic places in Westman Region, Manitoba
This is a list of historic places in Westman Region, Manitoba entered on the Canadian Register of Historic Places, whether they are federal, provincial, or municipal.
List of historic places in Westman Region, Manitoba - Wikipedia
Fort Churchill (rocket launch site)
93°49′13″W / 58.73417°N 93.82028°W / 58.73417; -93.82028Fort Churchill is a rocket launching complex located in Churchill, Manitoba. The site has been used on and off since th...
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Separate school
In Canada, a separate school is a type of school that has constitutional status in three provinces (Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan) and statutory status in three territories (Northwest Territories,...
Red River cart
The Red River cart was a large two-wheeled cart made entirely of non-metallic materials. Often drawn by oxen, though also by horses or mules, these carts were used throughout most of the 19th century ...
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United Grain Growers
The United Grain Growers, or UGG, was a Canadian grain farmers' cooperative for grain storage and distribution that operated between 1917 and 2001.
In 1917 the Grain Growers' Grain Company (GGGC) ...
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Gimli Glider
The Gimli Glider is the nickname of an Air Canada aircraft that was involved in an unusual aviation incident. On July 23, 1983, Air Canada Flight 143, a Boeing 767-233 jet, ran out of fuel at an altit...
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Fort Bourbon
Fort Bourbon was one of the forts built by La Vérendrye during his expansion of trade and exploration west from Lake Superior. Besides providing support for the important fur trade in what is now Mani...