October 4, 2021

Wanted: Digital Project Coordinator & Executive Assistant

Heritage Winnipeg is currently accepting applications for a Digital Project Coordinator and an Executive Assistant funded through Young Canada Works. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about advocating for and celebrating Winnipeg’s built heritage to join our team. Depending on the COVID-19 situation, the positions may require working from both…


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October 2, 2021

Grand Reopening of the Ukrainian Labour Temple

Congratulations to the Ukrainian Labour Temple at 591 Pritchard Avenue on their grand reopening on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021! The newly renovated and accessible heritage building is an important community asset with a rich history, now ready to serve Winnipeg for another 100 years. Heritage Winnipeg commends the hard work and dedication that went into…

September 29, 2021

White Paper Released: Heritage in Manitoba 2020

In conjunction with the inaugural Manitoba Heritage Summit 2020, Manitoba’s eight Provincial Heritage Agencies commissioned a report on the state of heritage in Manitoba and its development over the next 10 to 20 years, looking toward a long-term vision for Manitoba’s 200th anniversary in 2070. The resulting white paper, Heritage in Manitoba 2020: Perspectives, Challenges,…

September 27, 2021

Former Executive Director of Heritage Winnipeg Passes

On September 23rd, 2001, George Siamandas, former Executive Director of Heritage Winnipeg, passed away. George was passionate about telling the stories of Winnipeg, from documentaries on Prairie Public Television to his history website, The Winnipeg Time Machine. His efforts helped a wider audience learn about and appreciate Manitoba’s rich heritage. Heritage Winnipeg extends our condolences…

September 12, 2021

Thank You!

Heritage Winnipeg would like to give a huge and sincere thank you to all the guests, volunteers, hosts, and sponsors of Doors Open Winnipeg 2021 that made the event a great success! It was a challenging year for everyone, but through rescheduling and ever changing public health guidelines we have persevered! Doors Open Winnipeg 2021…

September 3, 2021

Registration Open for Doors Open Winnipeg 2021!

We are getting closer and closer to this year’s Doors Open Winnipeg event! You can now register online to visit all your favourites on September 11 and 12. Go to the Doors Open Winnipeg website to find registration information on the page of each individual building, event and tour. To help keep our community safe,…

August 13, 2021

Doors Open Winnipeg 2021 Needs YOU! – Volunteer Registration

Do you love Winnipeg? Do you love history? Do you love our city’s built heritage? Then, Doors Open Winnipeg needs YOU! For one weekend every year, Heritage Winnipeg hosts Doors Open Winnipeg. This is an opportunity to explore built heritage treasures, learn about Winnipeg’s history, and take part in some exclusive tours not otherwise available…

Let the countdown begin…

It’s almost time for this year’s Doors Open Winnipeg! In order to keep everyone safe and to follow public health orders, nearly every building requires you to register for a time slot. This will ensure we can keep social distancing and capacity limits.  Registration will open starting September 3rd, 2021 @12pm CT

July 30, 2021

Millennium Centre Goes Live!

The month of July is Historic Places Days presented by the National Trust for Canada with the support of Parks Canada.  This event has been a celebration of the stories behind the historic buildings, sites, and landscapes of Canada. To learn more about the event you can read our blog and visit their website. Heritage Winnipeg…

July 9, 2021

Finding the Past in Our Present: A Bird’s-Eye View of Winnipeg in 1884

Ross House Museum is exploring the history of Winnipeg’s built heritage from 137 years ago with its exciting new project, Finding the Past in Our Present: A Bird’s-Eye View of Winnipeg in 1884. The digital project was inspired by the iconic 1884 birds-eye view map of Winnipeg produced by W. G. Fonseca, which hangs in…

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