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Thanks for supporting our Spring Luncheon

Article by Megan Redmond, Red River College Creative Communications student, on behalf of Heritage Winnipeg Corp.
To follow up on this or any other articles on the blog, contact Heritage Winnipeg's Executive Director.


What you missed - Spring Luncheon Recap
Last week Heritage Winnipeg supporters gathered in the elegant Provencher Room of the historic Fort Garry Hotel for our annual Spring Fundraising Luncheon. As always, the Fort Garry Hotel staff were gracious hosts and provided a delicious dining experience for everyone in attendance.




After lunch, urbanist Richard Walls gave a thought-provoking presentation called Renovation vs. Preservation: A Catalyst for Change and Causes for Concern. 


The presentation highlighted the positive impact that the creative rehabilitation of Winnipeg’s heritage buildings can have on our community. Richard has been involved in many renovation projects throughout downtown and the Exchange including, the Kay Building, Pan Am Boxing, The Edge Artist’s V…

Twilight in the Exchange

Article by Megan Redmond, on behalf of Heritage Winnipeg Corp.
To follow up on this or any other articles on the blog, contact Heritage Winnipeg's Executive Director. 
Heritage Winnipeg’s Spring Luncheon is tomorrow! 
Tickets are still available if you wish to join us for an afternoon dedicated to the appreciation of Winnipeg’s diverse heritage structures. 
While we enjoy a seasonal lunch in the distinctive Provencher Room at the Fort Garry Hotel, local developer Richard Walls will present on the topic of Renovation vs. Preservation: A Catalyst for Change and Causes for Concern.
After the event, we encourage you to continue enjoying Winnipeg’s heritage buildings by entering to win our Twilight in the Exchange raffle prize.
The gift basket includes everything you need for an unforgettable local experience in one of our city’s most vibrant quarters, the Exchange District.
Start off in Old Market Square with a walking tour for four hosted by the Exchange BIZ. When you’re finished, catch a…

Volunteers Needed! Doors Open 2015

Article by Laura McKay, on behalf of Heritage Winnipeg Corp.
To follow up on this or any other articles on the blog, contact Heritage Winnipeg's Executive Director. 



Doors Open provides a unique cultural and educational experience. For one weekend each year, the doors of Winnipeg’s built treasures and cultural institutions are open to the public and visitors will have the opportunity to see what’s inside buildings and spaces they may not normally have access to, and explore their rich history completely free of charge.


Every year, over 400 engaged and passionate individuals volunteer to ensure that Winnipeggers have an opportunity to act as tourists in their own city. This year, we need you to be part of that team!




For anyone who enjoys dealing with the public, likes being active in the community, or has an interest in architecture or history, Doors Open Winnipeg has numerous opportunities for volunteers. We need ambassadors to represent buildings in this year’s event, in roles r…

Happy Easter!

Article by Laura McKay, on behalf of Heritage Winnipeg Corp.
To follow up on this or any other article on the blog, contact Heritage Winnipeg's Executive Director.


HAPPY EASTER and enjoy your long weekend!
Here are some upcoming events to watch out for: Thursday, April 2 Manitoba History #77: Meet the Authors 7-9pm Multipurpose Room, Asper Jewish Community Campus @123 Doncastor Street 
Hear some of the authors featured in Manitoba History #77 (Winter 2015) 
discuss their articles and ask them questions!

Thursday, April 16
Wonder Who Lived There? The History of North End Buildings
6:30-8:30pm St. John's Library @ 500 Salter Street
Presentation by historian and blogger Christian Cassidy.
For more information, take a look at the article in the Winnipeg Free Press here.

Friday, April 17
Heritage Winnipeg's Spring Fundraiser Luncheon
 Noon-1:30pm Provencher Room, Fort Garry Hotel @ 222 Broadway

You can find details about these events and more by selecting the 
Heritage Calendar in the menu at the …