Not so long ago, Winnipeg was a place most international visitors passed through on the way to see the polar bears in Churchill. These days, especially since the opening of Winnipeg's glittering Canadian Museum For Human Rights, the city has become the coolest small capital in Canada. Manitoba's capital...
On the fourth floor of a former grain store in the Winnipeg Exchange District, the hum of a potting wheel and the clacking of sewing machines are a background track to the creative thoughts of a growing coterie of artisans in Winnipeg. A leather craftsman burnishes the end of...
When it comes to Canadian cities, Winnipeg tends to sit in the shadows of Canada's larger cities like Montreal and Vancouver. However, during a February visit to Winnipeg, I found it a surprisingly hip and happening city to visit, with some unusual winter attractions. Unpretentious, uncrowded and affordable, Canada’s...
Sydney has the Opera House, Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London has Big Ben and New York has the Empire State Building. Canada - known for its iconic natural landmarks like Niagara Falls and the Rocky Mountains - now also has a building of architectural significance with the "wow"...
I look up and stare at a big white furry bum of a polar bear suspended above my head. The polar bear floats gracefully in the water, oblivious to the excited humans below. I'm visiting Assiniboine Park Zoo's Journey to Churchill, a sanctuary for around 200 species. The zoo is...
Canadian cities have a great deal in common with Australian cities. If you’re an Aussie visiting Canada, there's a good chance of picking any city and feeling quite at home. In fact, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Ranking and Report for 2015 gave Canadian and Australian cities seven...
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