If you are considering a move to Winnipeg or planning a visit, this will help you get acquainted with all this city has to offer as a new resident or as a visitor.

Winnipeg is the capital city of Manitoba with a diverse, multi -ethnic population of 1.3 million. The education system here is particularly good with a wide selection of schools and universities that cater to all educational needs.

There is much to do and see in Winnipeg. One area to see is the Forks Historical Riverside Site with warehouses that have been converted to shops and restaurants along with green space to hold festivals and concerts. Other places to explore in Winnipeg are:

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights – stories from Canada and around the world
Winnipeg Art Gallery – world’s largest collection of Inuit Art
The Royal Canadian Mint – take a tour to see how coins are made
Splash Dash Guided River Tour of the Assiniboine & Red Rivers
Assiniboine Park Zoo – 80 acres with a wide variety of wildlife and an aquarium
Fort Whyte Alive – 5 lakes, 7 km of trails and prairie animals including Bisson
Exchange District –historical site home to restaurants, boutiques, theatres, and galleries
Casino – for those who love to gamble
Foodie? -take a guided food tour or eat in the many pubs and restaurants in the city

Winnipeg also hosts annual Festivals. The Annual Folk Festival which is held in the summer features artists and music from around the world. The Festival du Voyageur is Western Canada’s largest winter festival.

There are many hotels and B&B’s to stay in Winnipeg while you are waiting to move in or while visiting. For a complete list go to Tourism Winnipeg.

For more information on moving to Winnipeg or to get a quote, contact Premiere Van Lines at 1-877-671-6683.