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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.

Facts and Printables - Manitoba

Tiled Map Download (PDF) - Canadian Geographic

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Rick helps minimize flooding on the Red River

Rick Mercer on the Red River

See what happens in Narcisse in the spring. 

Narcisse Snake Dens

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.

Flin Flon

Photo Credit: M. Readey [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Face to Face with Polar Bears in Churchill, MB - a stunning video.

Polar Bears in Churchill, MB

Manitoba's Provincial Bird is photographed in a winter hunt. Click the image to see the amazing photo stream. 

Great Grey owl

Photo credit: markphotoguy (cc by sa) on Flickr

Check out Canadian Geographic: Animals Native to Manitoba

Manitoba Animals