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May 15, 2019

Doors Open Winnipeg 2019

May 25th & 26th, 2019 - A FREE EVENT!

Over 100 buildings, events and tours with historical, architectural and cultural significance that are not usually open to the public, welcome you to explore Winnipeg's rich heritage!
This year there are 19 new options to choose from and additional special projects commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Be sure to read our BLOG for all the highlights and check out the website, DOORSOPENWINNIPEG.CA to start planning your Doors Open weekend! Copies of the 16-page Winnipeg Free Press Insert will be available at the Millennium Library, Travel Manitoba at the Forks and the Heritage Winnipeg office starting Friday, May 17, 2019.  The Winnipeg Free Press Insert will be out in the delivered paper on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

May 15, 2019

1919 Winnipeg Gernal Strike Souvenirs

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike with two great books!

Tommy and the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike is a children's book written and illustrated by Seven Oaks Met School Student Grace. Available during Doors Open Winnipeg at the Vaughan Street Jail on May 25th or the Millennium Centre on May 26th, for a donation of just $5. Afterwards available at the Heritage Winnipeg office.

Learn about the history of Winnipeg public transit system with our colouring book! From horses to the Strike to electric buses, local artist Robert Sweeney takes your through time with his original drawings. Available during Doors Open Winnipeg at the Winnipeg Railway Museum on May 25th and 26th for a donation of just $5. Afterwards available at the Heritage Winnipeg office.

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May 15, 2019

1919 Strike: ILLUMINATED

Coming this fall!

The night will be alight with a digital display commemorating the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on the south facade of 436 Main Street, the former Bank of British North America.
Details are forthcoming!


May 1, 2019

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who attended
Heritage Winnipeg's 13th Annual
Spring Fundraising Luncheon!

The event was a huge success with over 150 people in attendance. A big thank you to our keynote speaker, Danny Schur, who has everyone excited about the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, and to Chris Wiebe of the National Trust for Canada who spoke about the upcoming National Trust Conference being hosted by Winnipeg in October. We would also like to thank our generous sponsors, the Fort Garry Hotel, WOW Hospitality, Mariaggi’s Theme Suite Hotel & Spa and Cafe Dario.

Keynote speaker Danny Schur received an original 1919 Winnipeg General Strike print by artist Robert Sweeney.

February 20, 2019

2019 Annual Preservation Awards

Congratulations to all the
2019 Annual Preservation Award Winners!

February 18th, 2019 at the St. Vital Library

Special thank you to the City of Winnipeg
for hosting the event in the library!

Be sure to read the NEW Heritage Winnipeg Blog
for all the details on the awards!

2019 Heritage Winnipeg Conservation Award of Excellence

Woodbine Hotel at 466 Main Street
Building Owners

Bright and Johnston Building at 141 Bannatyne Avenue
141 Bannatyne Inc., B & F Masonry, Crosier Kilgour Ltd.

Porter / Galpern Building at 165 McDermot Avenue
Alston Properties Ltd., 5468796 Architecture Inc.

Dalnavert Museum and Visitor’s Centre at 61 Carlton Street
Friends of Dalnavert Museum Inc., Restoration Specialist Sandy Siepman

St. Vital Library at 6 Fermor Avenue
City of Winnipeg, Bridgman Collaborative Architecture

2019 Heritage Winnipeg Distinguished Service Award

Patent 5 Distillery – Oak Room at 108 Alexander Avenue
Patent 5 Distillery

2019 Heritage Winnipeg Youth Award

Heritage Winnipeg Blog
Natassja Brien

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