Also known as Chemin St-Paul in French, the Crow Wing Trail is part of the historic Trans Canada Trail. It’s almost 200 kilometres long and runs from Winnipeg to Emerson, at the U.S. border, passing through St. Malo, St-Pierre-Jolys and other communities. The Crow Wing Trail Association Chemin Saint-Paul, CDEM and the Canadian Company of Pilgrims launched the first Camino between St. Malo and St-Pierre-Jolys on October 3.
Manitoba boasts more than 100,000 lakes and 90 natural parks, including a UNESCO World Heritage Forest (Pimachiowin Aki Forest), covering an area of 649,950 km (Travel Manitoba). It is therefore not a stretch to say that the province is one of the world's richest areas in terms of natural spaces.
One of Saint-Boniface’s secrets is undoubtedly the little art gallery at 219 Provencher: la Maison des artistes visuels francophones. Comme and discover this enchanting site through Kenza's eyes!
Ah! The Saint-Boniface Museum! This magnificent ode to Manitoba's history holds thousands of treasures from back in the days. What could be better than following along with Kenza to explore this building and its history to give you a little taste!
The jury had a tough choice to make on April 26 at the Fosse aux Lions competition. After deliberating for more than a half hour, the four judges finally selected Dominique Noël’s La Cabane Guest House as the big winner of the 7th edition of La Fosse aux Lions. She takes home $15,000 in prize money, free publicity, and a mentorship opportunity.
The home of Gabrielle Roy is a very important and recurring symbol in the Franco-Canadian author's work. She lived there from her birth in 1909 to her departure for Europe in 1937. This house has been mentioned in many of her works, particularly in "Street of Riches" a series of stories inspired by the author's childhood in St. Boniface. Completely restored like in 1918, the house is today a must-see public museum.
Are you curious to know what a voyageur is? Would you like to find out how theses infamous explorers lived their every day lives? Search no longer, and come on over to the Fort Gibraltar with Kenza to re-live the time of the voyageurs!
Mélanie Gamache is passionate about beading, a skill that has its origins in Métis culture. With her company in Sainte-Geneviève, Borealis Beading, the craftswoman offers workshops related to her passion.
The Saint-Boniface Cathedral is understandably one of the most photographed monuments in Winnipeg and Manitoba. It's located in the historical Old Saint-Boniface region, at the heart of the francophone community. Today, join Kenza to discover some of its secrets.
How was your Canada Day 2020 celebration?
Kenza's was virtual! Connected through the Tourisme Riel / Passion Histoire Facebook page July 1st, she followed along with Barney Morin for an hour while he wandered through Saint-Boniface on his bike.