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May 26, 2024

Thank You!

Heritage Winnipeg extends a heartfelt thank you to all the amazing guests, dedicated volunteers, gracious hosts, and generous sponsors of Doors Open Winnipeg 2024. Your contributions were pivotal in making this event a success! We were thrilled to witness such a massive turnout, demonstrating your unwavering support for the 21st anniversary of this event. Doors…

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May 17, 2024

City Buildings Move Forward for Designation

On Friday, May 17th, 2024, Heritage Winnipeg’s Executive Director Cindy Tugwell, Board member, Jim Smith, and Intern Lovissa Wiens observed a meeting of the Historical Buildings and Resources Committee (HRBC) at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting was to consider the nominations of several historical buildings and monuments on whether they should be added…

May 16, 2024

Doors Open Winnipeg 2024 Registration Opens Saturday, May 18th at Noon!

The Doors Open Winnipeg 2024 events that require registration will open for online registration starting at noon on Saturday, May 18th! Individual event profiles on the Doors Open Winnipeg website will include a registration link. The events that require advance registration to attend include: Discover Oseredok Collections Exchange District Walking Tour From the Fort to…

May 12, 2024

Happy Manitoba Day! Celebrate With a Free Activity Booklet!

154 years ago today, on May 12, 1870, Manitoba officially became a province. The province was founded on the traditional lands of the Cree, Anishinaabe, Oji-Cree, Dakota/Lakota (Sioux), and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. Manitoba is known as the “Keystone” province due to its shape and location in the centre…

May 7, 2024

Celebrating Winnipeg’s 150: Doors Open Winnipeg 2024

Heritage Winnipeg is proud to present our 21st annual Doors Open Winnipeg, celebrating Winnipeg’s 150th anniversary through its built heritage treasures, cultural institutions and historic streetscapes. Come explore Winnipeg’s past through open buildings, fun events and exclusive tours on May 25th and 26th, 2024. Volunteers will answer questions while guided tours will maximize the immersive…

May 3, 2024

2024 Red River Heritage Fair Winners

On May 2nd, members of Heritage Winnipeg had the pleasure of attending the 2024 Red River Heritage Fair. The University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre was filled with talented and passionate students sharing their work. These presentations focused on the various aspects of Canadian history and culture and took various forms, including PowerPoint presentations, art pieces,…

April 23, 2024

A Bag Full Of History: Ogilvie Flour Mill Memorabilia

Heritage Winnipeg would like to thank Mary and Bill Gulka for their thoughtful donation of Ogilvie Flour Mill memorabilia that once belonged to Tom Moore, a Purchasing Manager at the Ogilvie Flour Mill in Winnipeg. These unique pieces are a tangible connection to Winnipeg’s historic involvement in the Canadian grain industry and to a landmark…

April 19, 2024

Congratulations 2024 Preservation Award Winners!

Heritage Winnipeg’s 38th Annual Preservation Awards were held on April 17th, 2024 to celebrate the individuals and organizations who went above and beyond in the conservation and restoration of Winnipeg’s built heritage. At this year’s ceremony held in the Millennium Centre, nine awards were handed out to exceptional heritage projects and individuals. It was a…

April 5, 2024

Doors Open Winnipeg 2024: Call For Volunteers!

Do you love Winnipeg? Do you love history? Do you love our city’s built heritage? Then, Doors Open Winnipeg needs YOU! Heritage Winnipeg’s Doors Open Winnipeg is a FREE annual event held on the last weekend of May, inviting the public to explore our built heritage treasures, cultural institutions and historic streetscapes. It is an…

April 2, 2024

Internship Opportunity: Heritage Officer

Heritage Winnipeg is currently accepting applications for a Heritage Officer Internship funded through Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic university graduate passionate about advocating for and celebrating Winnipeg’s built heritage to join our team. This positions will require you to work from our office located…

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