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Doors Open Award Winner - The Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Sts Vladimir & Olga at 115 McGregor Street

Article Laura McKay, on behalf of Heritage Winnipeg Corp. 
Photography courtesy of Megan Redmond. 
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This three time Doors Open Winnipeg People's Choice Award Winner truly deserves its award title as Winnipeg's "Hidden Gem". Located at 115 McGregor Street, the Cathedral is a massive structure, with the Parish Hall also on site as a reminder of the Parish's past.

The building is currently sitting on the City of Winnipeg's Nominated list, which means it is awaiting approval of its request for municipal heritage designation. To view their listing on the City of Winnipeg's website, click here.

The Sts Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic parish was established in 1907, as a response to tensions as a result of the differences between the Roman Catholic and Ukrainian Catholic churches. The new parish worshipped out of an old wooden church built in 1900.