July 5, 2024

Six New Heritage Designations!

On July 4th, 2024 the City of Winnipeg Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development concurred with the recommendation of the Historical Buildings and Resources Committee and approved the addition of five buildings and one statue to the List of Historical Resources. These historical designations protect heritage from alteration of character defining elements or demolition….


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July 4, 2024

The Millennium Centre Joins Exchange District BIZ for Historic Places Days 2024

For ONE WEEK ONLY – The Millennium Centre is joining the Exchange District BIZ History Tour for Historic Places Days! The “History of the Exchange” tours on July 10th-12th and 15th-17th will begin with a short tour of the first floor of the century-old bank. Located at 389 Main Street, the Millennium Centre was built…

July 1, 2024

Showcase our Heritage! Art Contest

Happy Canada Day! Winnipeg is often referred to as the “heart” of the country, but what is at the “heart” of Winnipeg? Heritage & Art, that’s what! This year, we’re celebrating Canada Day with the launch of our “Showcase our Heritage!” art contest. Here’s how it works: We’re calling for visual artists to send us…

June 27, 2024

Presenting the Winners of Doors Open Winnipeg 2024!

The entries were assessed, and the votes were tallied… Heritage Winnipeg is thrilled to announce the winners of Doors Open Winnipeg 2024! A special thanks to all of the hosts and volunteers for their amazing work during the weekend, making it possible to share the stories that our buildings tell. Another thank you goes out…

June 24, 2024

Historic Places Days 2024

Heritage Winnipeg and the Millennium Centre are participating in this year’s Historic Places Days from July 10th to 17th! The annual event is organized by the National Trust for Canada. Throughout the week, historic sites across the country promote their location and encourage visitors to travel to as many historic places as possible! It is…

June 19, 2024

Update: Winnipeg Railway Museum and Streetcar 356

On June 18th, 2024, the Midwestern Rail Association announced the completion of a 25 year agreement with VIA Rail Canada that will see the Winnipeg Railway Museum remain in the historic Union Station at 123 Main Street. Val Cousineau, President of Midwestern Rail Association, made the announcement at the railway station. This is good news…

June 18, 2024

Celebrating 50 years of Dalnavert Museum

On June 18th, 2024, Heritage Winnipeg Executive Director Cindy Tugwell and Intern Lovissa Wiens attended a 50th anniversary event for Dalnavert Museum.

June 13, 2024

Save the Date: Heritage Winnipeg Fundraiser

Mark your calendars! Heritage Winnipeg’s fundraising event will take place on Friday, November 8th, 2024 at the Millennium Centre. Stay tuned for more details and ticket prices to be announced this summer! Details will be shared through the news page on our website and our social media pages.

June 11, 2024

Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2024 – Help us Win $10,000!

  This month, Heritage Winnipeg is participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge from CanadaHelps! Every $1 donated to Heritage Winnipeg through CanadaHelps enters us for a chance to win $10,000 at the end of the month. Your donation in June can make a huge impact. While helping out Heritage Winnipeg, you’ll also get the…

May 31, 2024

Winnipeg Aviation Heritage Virtual Tour

By David Riach How the Early Years of Commercial Aviation in Winnipeg Connect With Historic Buildings and Sites Across The City The object of this virtual tour is to show how the beginnings of commercial aviation in Winnipeg date to the immediate post-World War I period. Moreover, this heritage is dispersed throughout the city. It…

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