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The middle of Canada

A September 2002 trip to Winnipeg by spaceout

City Center Photo, Winnipeg, Manitoba More Photos
Quote: Winnipeg is situated in the plains of Canada, and because of that it gets very cold in the winter. -40C is a normal temperature reading in January.

The middle of Canada

Overview

City Center Photo, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Here, Canadian French, Canadian English, and Native American live in harmony. Also, it is one of the most open cities in Canada, as the mayor is openly gay. This makes it a nicer city overall, as there is less prejudice. Winnipeg is also the home of Winnie the Pooh.Quick Tips: The Forks is one of my favorite spots, although it is very touristy! Yet it has a great view from the Market Tower--although it is only 6 stories high, it gives you a great view of the Red and Assiboine River. The Assiboine Park has a gallery, a zoo, a conservatory, a theater, and a sculpture garden. It's a great park to hike the trails and an ideal place for photographs. The Leo Mol Sculpture Garden is situat...Read More

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