690 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0L7
Phone: (204) 255-7100
Fax: (204) 255-7200
Winnipeg's primary health service provider the Health Sciences Centre which is centrally located Downtown, offers excellent facilities for emergencies, allergies and other medical ailments. They also provide service to Manitoba, North West Ontario and Nunavut. The staff here are well trained and the hospital even has a helipad.
Located in the vibrant and buzzing center of downtown Winnipeg, the Calvary Temple is a house of worship and spirit where people of all faiths, beliefs and races can find an open door and an attentive ear. This Pentecostal church believes that with changing times, it is necessary to modify and alter the methods and means through which to reach people spiritually. Thus the worship here is done in the old, trusted ways as well as in fresh and modern ways. The Calvary Temple strives to bring and keep the community together and united through the teachings and messages of Jesus Christ. It also organizes various events, like musical performances, theatrical performances and even bonfires, that have a very spiritual undercurrent. Please see the website for further information.
Duffy's Taxi extends its service to the whole of Winnipeg and its surrounding areas. The company has a computerized dispatch system, which ensures each cab reaches passengers on time. The drivers are friendly and courteous and are well informed about the city. Call them and make a reservation for your ride.
The historic Garrick Cinema opened as a single screen theater in 1921. Later. In 2002 The Marlborough Hotel bought the property and converted it into a conference and entertainment facility. The property now includes a '70's retro-themed Lobby and well-equipped theaters that come with state of the art facilities and high-tech equipment. Though the center has undergone major renovation, it still retains the charm of its historic look. The most remarkable part about the Garrick Centre is that it now hosts an array of performances, events, lectures, meetings, conferences, etc. and is open for rental as well. Check website for more details.
Regarded as one of Canada's premiere dance companies, this ballet group boasts world-renowned dancer Evelyn Hart, who was honored with the Order of Canada. Bringing together modern and classical techniques, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) is awe-inspiring for those with cultured taste and those with simply a passing interest in dance. Scheduling is variable, as the troupe tours extensively, so it is best to call for details on how to obtain tickets that go for around CAD40. Call ahead for varied dates.
Located in Downtown Winnipeg is one of the most important intersections in the country, the Portage and Main. Connecting Portage Avenue and the Main Street, the place is said to be the windiest and coolest in the city. One of the most significant street junctions in Winnipeg, the Portage Main plays host to some interesting street festivals. Portage and Main is often considered to be a microcosm of Winnipeg as a whole and is a great tourist hub.
An initiative started by the patrons of theater, the Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC) is a not-for-profit organization promoting art and culture in the city. The organization offers two theater stages, which host various events. These stages can accommodate around two-fifty people each and are designed with the latest technological assistance. Local events like festivals and other such drama fairs are conducted here on a regular basis. Call for schedule and further details.
Located inside the magnificent Delta Winnipeg Hotel, the Grand Ballroom is a wonderful meeting space and even an events space. It has all the facilities to make for a perfect event venue: host conferences, meetings, product launches and parties at this venue. Check website for more details and special packages.
Nestled in the heart of Winnipeg, this modest building preserves the history of the Ukrainian community in Canada. Also called as the Oseredok, by the Canadian Ukrainians, the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre is home to an art gallery, museum and an extensive library. At the library periodicals and books for all ages are available. The art gallery features beautiful art works by international and Canadian Ukrainian artists. At the museum visitors can peruse artifacts and memorabilia.
Formerly known as the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange, the ICE Futures Canada, was established in the year 1887 and acquired the subsidy and recognition by the ICE in 2007. The ICE Futures Canada mainly trades and operates as a derivative market for agricultural goods with recognition for being the first fully automatic derivative market in all of Canada. The market is open for trading through selected hours after which the entry is restricted, however, online trading can be continued for 24 hours. To know more about the place, or plan a visit here, check the website.
Looking at map of Manitoba makes it clear that this province consists of thousands of lakes. If paddling is your interest, this association is a great place to start when visiting the city. The Paddle Manitoba provides free information on routing and places to paddle. A newsletter, safety tips and courses on all types of paddling are also available through Manitoba's canoe connection. This group is also involved in kayaking, whitewater rafting and rowing. Check website for more details.
Winnipeg is a commercial hub in Canada with major commercial arenas in 'The Exchange District' and 'The Fork District'. With a diverse choice of food and a panoramic view to enthrall you, this city has the charming urban feel to it. Once you head deeper into the city, you can find a variety of entertainment and cultural destinations.