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Journey to Churchill | Assiniboine Park and Zoo | Winnipeg, Manitoba

How a visit to Assiniboine Park and Zoo in Winnipeg changed how I think about zoos

Let me start out by saying that I’ve never been a “zoo person”. It has always pained me to see majestic creatures penned in captivity. I realize many zoos do great conservation work and also genuinely care for the animals’ well-being. However, I made a personal decision several years ago to not support zoos in […]

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights | Winnipeg, Manitoba

Visiting the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Opening of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, established by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on December 10, 1948. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is the only museum of its kind. It is dedicated solely “to the evolution, […]

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Why Chicago hockey fans should travel to Winnipeg for a game

Go for the hockey, stay for the fun! My recent winter trip to Winnipeg, Manitoba, just happened to be the same weekend that my beloved Chicago Blackhawks hockey team was in town to play against the hometown Jets. Chicago Blackhawks’ fans are known to “travel well” – meaning, it’s not unusual for Blackhawks’ fans to […]

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