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Welcome to St. Boniface, the heart of Manitoba’s French-speaking community and the Francophone capital of Western Canada. A bustling community awaits you. With more than 100,000 Francophones in Manitoba, you’re sure to be greeted with a friendly Bonjour!” during your stay. 

St. Boniface is right across the river from the famous Forks market. The culture of this French Quarter is steeped in Francophone and Métis traditions. Visit the majestic ruins of the St. Boniface Cathedral and the St. Boniface Museum, Winnipeg’s oldest building, where you will learn more about Louis Riel, the Métis leader who led Manitoba into Confederation. 

St. Boniface

Discover the tourist attractions of the bilingual neighbourhoods of St. Boniface, where you will learn more about the long and eventful history of Manitoba's francophone community.

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Events

  • 12 - 21 Feb 2021

    Festival du Voyageur

    Largest Winter Festival in Western Canada! Hé Ho!

Articles

PASSION & HISTOIRE BLOG - Geocaching in Saint-Boniface

By Kenza Zaoui - Translated by Thea Wortley

Looking for a fun and inexpensive activity to do with friends or family? I have the solution for you: geocaching!

PASSION & HISTOIRE BLOG - My visit with Gabrielle Roy

Kenza Zaoui - Translated by Thea Wortley

PASSION & HISTOIRE BLOG - A Visit to the Saint-Boniface Museum

By Kenza Zaoui - Translated by Thea Wortley