June 22, 2021

2021-2022 Internship Program

Heritage Winnipeg is currently accepting applications for an internship position, funded through Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic university graduate who is passionate about advocating for and celebrating Winnipeg’s built heritage to join our team. Depending on the COVID-19 situation, the position may require the intern…

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June 1, 2021

Help Heritage Winnipeg Win $20,000!

Join Heritage Winnipeg in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge this month! Every dollar donated to Heritage Winnipeg through canadahelps.org in June 2021 is a chance for us to win $20,000 and helps us continue advocating for and celebrating Winnipeg’s built heritage. Imagine the difference $20,000 could make! Will you rise to the challenge? DONATE TOADY! Be…

May 25, 2021

Opportunity for Input: The Future of the City of Winnipeg Archives

The stories of Winnipeg and its citizens are told in the records and artifacts managed by the City of Winnipeg’s Archives – all residents should be inspired to explore our history! The City’s archival collection is unique and irreplaceable and includes minutes, by-laws, maps, photographs, drawings, and artifacts. To ensure long-term preservation and access to…

May 17, 2021

BOOK GIVEAWAY!

Heritage Winnipeg is launching a giveaway to celebrate George Mitchell’s book, Treasures of Winnipeg’s Historic Exchange. The book is filled with vibrant pictures capturing the beauty, history, and growing community of the Exchange District. It is contextualized with fun facts, histories, and archival photos of the buildings. You can purchase the book for 25% off…

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May 4, 2021

Celebrate Manitoba Day with a FREE Activity Booklet!

On May 12, 1870, Manitoba officially became a province when the Manitoba Act was created, passed by the Parliament of Canada and received Royal Assent on this day. We created a free activity booklet for children to celebrate 151 years of our wonderful diverse and vibrant province. In it, you will find mazes, colouring pages,…

April 26, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press: Province’s francophone society to take possession of St. Boniface’s old city hall

Good news for Winnipeg’s Francophone community: the former St. Boniface City Hall (219 Provencher Blvd) will be sold to the Société de la francophonie manitobaine. The City of Winnipeg’s earlier announcement that both the former City Hall and former St. Boniface Fire Hall (212 rue Dumoulin) would be sold to Manitoba Possible for $10,000 attracted…

April 14, 2021

New Infill Development Proposed for the East Exchange District Faces Opposition

The construction of a modern 12 storey, 145 foot building has been proposed for 127 Bannatyne Avenue in the East Exchange District. The Exchange District is a National Historic Site of Canada, recognized for its “harmonious representation of one or more styles or constructions, building types, or periods that has a sense of history”. In…

April 13, 2021

Summer 2021 Student Job Opportunities

In anticipation of funding through Young Canada Works in Heritage Institutions, Heritage Winnipeg is looking for eligible candidates for summer 2021 student positions. There are two potential positions, a Doors Open Winnipeg 2021 Coordinator and a Digital Project Coordinator. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic university students passionate about advocating for and celebrating Winnipeg’s…

April 12, 2021

Doors Open Winnipeg 2021 Rescheduled!

Dear Doors Open Winnipeg Friends, Heritage Winnipeg has just made the difficult decision to postpone Doors Open Winnipeg 2021, but on a positive note we are rescheduling the event, which will now take place on the weekend of September 11th and 12th, 2021. After thoughtful consideration it has become clear that in light of these…

April 7, 2021

Province of Manitoba creates trust fund for preservation of Downtown Bay building!

Heritage Winnipeg is elated to learn that the Province of Manitoba has created 25 million trust fund to help in the redevelopment of the Downtown Bay store (450 Portage Avenue)   Read more about the development here: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/i-was-elated-government-receives-positive-feedback-over-investment-in-the-bay-building-1.5378310

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