Manitoba! Exciting times in a prairie province! : Student - Province Highlights
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada. It is one of the three prairie provinces (with Alberta and Saskatchewan) and Canada's fifth-most populous province with its estimated 1.3 million people. Manitoba covers 649,950 square kilometres with a widely varied landscape.
Manitoba's capital and largest city, Winnipeg, is the eighth-largest census metropolitan area in Canada.
Rick helps minimize flooding on the Red River
See what happens in Narcisse in the spring.
Photo Credit: J. Hazard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Did you know that because of the rock in Flin Flon, the city can't have sewers like other places in Canada. Sewers are built on top of the rock and encased in wooden sidewalks. How did Flin Flon get its name? A vignette from the National Film Board.
Photo Credit: M. Readey [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Face to Face with Polar Bears in Churchill, MB - a stunning video.
Manitoba's Provincial Bird is photographed in a winter hunt. Click the image to see the amazing photo stream.
Photo credit: markphotoguy (cc by sa) on Flickr
Check out Canadian Geographic: Animals Native to Manitoba