Historic Places

February 20, 2021

Frank Slide

In Alberta’s southwestern corner, not far from the American and British Colombian border, lies the town of Frank. A mining town, it was established in 1901 […]
December 29, 2020

Writing on Stone

Writing on Stone Provincial Park is a UNESCO world heritage site. It received this designation because it contains over 50 petroglyph sites, making it the greatest […]
May 13, 2020

Lost Gold in Manitoba? It Could Be out There Somewhere

According to local legend, back in 1868, a Canadian Soldier was travelling by horse along Dawson Trail, towards Fort Garry, with payroll for General Wolseley’s troops. […]
January 8, 2020

Visiting Pinawa Dam in Winter is Magical

Pinawa Dam is one of Manitoba’s most unique landmarks. At over a century old the massive dam is an unexpected change from your typical prairie architecture. […]
September 22, 2019

Heart Creek Bunker

Heart Creek Bunker History Back in the late 1960s, during the Cold War, three ambitious brothers headed the construction of what is now known as the […]
March 24, 2019

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Where the Red River meets the Assiniboine, in a city formerly known as the gateway to the west, lies a gargantuan conglomerate of brick, concrete and […]
February 4, 2019

Oldest Ukrainian Church in Canada

St Micheal’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church is the oldest surviving Ukrainian Church built in Canada. Located along Provincial Road 209, it was established in 1899 by immigrants […]
October 22, 2018

Manitoba Legislative Building Architecture

Located downtown Winnipeg, between Broadway and the Assiniboine River lies the 77 meter tall Manitoba Legislative Buildings. Adorned at the very top of the stone structure […]
September 17, 2018

Manitoba’s Prairie Cathedral

In the small prairie town of Cooks Creek, approximately 35 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg Manitoba, lies the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The Church, which is […]