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Winnipeg has been experiencing an unseasonably warm winter, everyone seems to be out enjoying it.


The Ai Weiwei sculpture 'Forever Bicycles', is displayed at The Forks


The grounds of the Manitoba Legislature


Lights are in celebration of Manitoba 150 anniversary of joining confederation


Winter enthusiasts enjoy the frozen river trails


The skating trail continues on land through The Forks site across the historic port bridge


The skating trails lead to a large ice rink in front of the CN Stage and Canadian Museum for Human Rights


The Canadian Museum for Human Rights illuminated it's glass cloud through the month of January with a northern lights display


Red River Mutual Skating (walk, jog, bike, snowshoe, sled) Trail


The Waddell Fountain has stood in Winnipeg's Central Park since 1914


Mahatma Gandhi is memorialized in front of the CMHR


The St. Andrews Lock and Dam is in Lockport, Manitoba located just north of Winnipeg


The Red River in Lockport is a poplar location for ice fishing


The Lock and Dam were completed in 1910, it was constructed to submerge the the St. Andrews Rapids which made navigating the Red River to Lake Winnipeg a treacherous affair


Ice Fishing Shack


A canal lock, allows river traffic to pass under the bridge


Pond skating at Assiniboine Park


A mild winter and pandemic restrictions had Winnipegger's out enjoying recreational activities


Assiniboine Park is the largest park in the city of Winnipeg and features a variety of family activities including a zoo and nature playground


Discarded Christmas trees are donated to The Forks and placed along the frozen river trail route


The skateboard park at The Forks


The Canada Life campus


A Winnipeg Christmas traditional scene, the three Wiseman


Central Park


The Regency Towers at 411 Cumberland


Winter skating trail at The Forks
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Old Posted Jan 15, 2021, 12:18 AM
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Looks good! Cold, but active. Just curious, what is Winnipeg's reputation in Canada? I feel like it flies way under the radar compared to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa...hell, I feel like I even hear more about Halifax.
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The best photo thread of Winnipeg in a while!! Thank you!
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An international architectural competition is held annually for the warming huts that line the winter River trails


The Red River Ox Cart is located at the main entrance to Assiniboine Park


The Assiniboine Park Pavilion


Leo Mol Sculpture Garden


Qaumajuq Inaugural opening week featured projections of arctic themed films


Qaumajuq is the largest gallery in the world dedicated to Inuit art


Lost to Dutch Elm disease “We Dream of Flying Canoes” was carved out of the remnants of large elm tree next to Fort Gibraltar in Whittier Park


The skating trail on the much wider Red River


The neighborhood of Norwood Flats


The 'Niizhoziibean' art piece honours the Indigenous heritage along the Red and Assiniboine rivers


The Forks harbour


The Hugo dock is a popular access point for the River trail


The omnipresent fog on a warm January afternoon
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Love this set! This is a great portrait of an underrated city. The winter photos demonstrate how people can actually enjoy snow & cold weather!
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A snow sculpture outside of St. Boniface Hospital honours the health care workers of Manitoba


A home along Park Blvd.


A home along Park Blvd.


A home along Park Blvd.




A deer finds refuge in the front yard of a Crescentwood home


The Tier Building C. 1932 on the campus of the University of Manitoba


ARTLab at the UofM


ARTLab, designed by Patkau Architects consists of large spaces for the University Of Manitoba School Of Art


IG Field, home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football club of the CFL


The stadium is floodlit orange to honour the children who survived the Indian Residential Schools of Canada's past


IG Field as seen from River Road


In May of 2021 a mass grave of 215 children was uncovered at a former site of an Indian residential school in Kamloops BC.
A memorial ceremony was set up on the ground of the Manitoba Legislature in honour of the children found



215 pairs of children's shoes line the steps of the Manitoba Legislature
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That "if you hurt at work we are here to help" billboard really cracks me up, you know, with that dude doing splits in front of it.
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quite possibly the most comprehensive Winnipeg photo tour I've seen.
The best I've seen in recent memory, anyway!
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The most underrated city in Canada.
I'd agree with this statement.
(Saskatoon being a fairly close 2nd)
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BellMTS Place has been formally renamed Canada Life Centre, the corporate sponsor is a subsidiary of Great West Life Co headquartered in Winnipeg.


The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is headquarter on Portage Ave.


Forest fires are the source of the hazy smoke that has ominously blanketed Winnipeg for much of the 2021 summer.


Trails at St. Vital Park


Shipping container Public Washrooms at St. Vital Park

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PatioFest was sponsored by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, the objective was to reacquaint Winnipeggers to the new and existing patios in the city centre after extended lockdowns were lifted


Patrons enjoying PatioFest at True North Square


Hy’s Steakhouse has a new patio at Portage & Main after the Richardson plaza completed extensive renovations


A permanent structure for the Hy’s patio will be erected later this year, it will include 6ft glass walls


Bike infrastructure continues to improve with dedicated bike lanes


Co collaborators created this mural Sundogs by collecting “data on Winnipeg” and then by extracting textures, patterns and gradients from the photos, memories, feelings, emotions and experiences to visually simulate a representation of Winnipeg


The Lindsay Building open in 1912, originally an office building it was converted to apartments in 2002


The Garrick, a small concert venue recently shut down, the building is currently being used a Covid testing site


Portage Ave.


Winnipeg Trolly provides multiple guided tour through the city.


Millennium library park




Millennium library park


Gusto North patio at True North Square


Riverside at The Forks


Splash Dash Tour Boats offers rides and tours of the Red and Assiniboine rivers


Waterfront Dr.


An hour north of the city is Lake Winnipeg, the eleventh-largest freshwater lake on Earth


Gimli beach streches 600 metres along the shoreline in the town of Gimli


The beach has a boardwalk, picnic areas, water sport rentals and a pier


Sunset from the Taché dock


Prominent beacons are lit in orange In honour of Canadian indigenous children


Esplanade Riel
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The Peguis Pavilion at Kildonan Park opened in 1965, it takes its name from the nearby Chief Peguis Monument


The Witch’s Hut at Kildonan Park was a centennial project that opened in 1970. It brings to life the fairy tale story of Hansel & Gretel


The pond at Kildonan Park freezes over in the winter and is used as a recreational skating rink. The recently installed functional art pieces entitled Bokeh illuminate the rink in the darker winter evenings


Kildonan Park is a 39-hectare greenspace located between Main St. and the Red River in North Winnipeg


Rainbow Stage is an outdoor performing arts venue


Portage Ave. in downtown Winnipeg


Manitoba Hydro Place has been mostly vacant of office staff during the Covid-19 pandemic


A scaled down downtown farmers market returned to True North Square plaza for summer 2021


Downtown Farmers Market


242 Hargrave is home to such tenants as TDS, Scotia Bank & Skip The Dishes


The leaf at Assiniboine Park which is currently under construction will feature indoor biomes such as a Tropical, Mediterranean and butterfly garden


The inaugural opening of the outdoor gardens at The Leaf featured local Manitoba artists


The new Season Garden at The Leaf


The Performance Garden features an outdoor stage


The Cornish Library located on West Gate in Armstrong Point has operated continuously since it opened in 1915. The library recently underwent a major multimillion dollar renovation which has enabled it to meet today’s accessibility standards


As part of the renovation a glassed reading room addition was added to the rear of the structure


The reading room overlooks the banks of the Assiniboine river


Armstrong Point is Winnipeg’s first Heritage Conservation District


A community library in the Armstrong Point neighbourhood


Middle Gate in Armstrong Point


The boat launch at St. Vital Park


A boater on the Red River along St. Vital Park


Crescent Drive Park’s new pavilion features washrooms, picnic & skate change area and an outdoor fire place


Crescent Drive Park is situation across the Red River from St. Vital Park and River Rd.


The Crescent Drive Park Pavilion has been designed to be programable during all 4 of Manitoba's seasons


The building design combines bright chartreuse walls, and perforated Douglas Fir slat siding


A Canoe navigates the Red River at Crescent Drive Park


Crescent Drive Park


Crescent Drive Park


Crescent Drive Park


An Art installation during Nuit Blanche


Old Market Square hosted this inflatable art piece entitled 'See Hear Speak'


Old Market Square during Nuit Blanche


Kings Head Pub in The Exchange District


A film screens in a parking lot during Nuit Blanche


Artspace, 100 Arthur St


Jazz Winnipeg


Shops along Mcdermot Ave


Henteleff Park in south St. Vital


Across the Red River from Henteleff Park is the University of Manitoba and IG Field


Henteleff Park


The University of Manitoba on the west side of the Red River from Henteleff Park


The Red River in south Winnipeg


Grant Ave.


The Bill and Helen Norrie Library is located on the Grant Park Recreation Campus


Grant Ave


Cheeky Winnipeg


Tara Davis Studio Boutique


Albert St


Plant Lab


Albert St


An ally off Albert St


433 Main, a recent office to residential conversion


Syrian refugees opened this authentic Syrian cuisine establishment called Daanook


The river walk along the Red River in downtown Winnipeg


La Barrière Park is operated by the City of Winnipeg despite it being located just outside the city’s southern boundary


La Barrière Park and the LaSalle River are both enjoyed for their recreational offerings


LaSalle River winds through La Barrière Park


La Barrière Park


La Barriere Park is considered an ecologically significant area due to the extent of pristine river bottom forest


The LaSalle River is perfect for gentle canoeing or kayaking
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Another great addition to this thread
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Old Posted Oct 14, 2021, 10:58 PM
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Winnipeg looks like a really great city! I love seeing your photos of the city in all seasons.
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Amazing photos of Canada's most underrated city
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