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Without Canada, there would be no Winnie the Pooh. The Canadian soldier who donated him to the London zoo named him Winnie, after his hometown, Winnipeg. Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian Flags, Canadian Symbols, Canadian Bacon, Vancouver, All About Canada, Canada 150

Winnie-the-Pooh is Canadian: Christopher Milne (A. A. Milne's son and inspiration for the character Christopher) named his toy bear after, a Canadian black bear he often saw at the London Zoo, named "Winnie". The bear cub was purchased from a hunter for $20 by Canadian Lieutenant Harry Colebourn in White River, Ontario, Canada, while en route to England during the First World War. He named the bear "Winnie" after his adopted hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba. "Winnie"

The River Trail at The Forks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Photo by Krypton Photography Winnipeg, this is so cool Riding Mountain National Park, Lake Winnipeg, Canada Pictures, Canada Destinations, River Trail, Canadian History, Western Canada, Canada Travel, Family Travel

Skating Trail

Explore Krypton Photography Winnipeg's photos on Flickr. Krypton Photography Winnipeg has uploaded 795 photos to Flickr.

This castle-like hotel in Winnipeg is rumored to be haunted by a number of ghosts. Even a Canadian Member of Parliament was so convinced of a presence in her room that she fled from her room in the middle of the night. Creepy Houses, Most Haunted Places, Haunted Hotel, Canada Eh, Canadian History, Ghost Hunting, Canada Travel, Family Travel, Places To See

Fort Garry Hotel - Winnipeg,MB Canada

Explore skinlovr's photos on Flickr. skinlovr has uploaded 228 photos to Flickr.

Artist Bill Pechet has collaborated with lighting co-designer Chris Pekar of Lightworks and Lumenpulse to create the “Emptyful” sculpture in the Millennium Library Plaza in Winnipeg, Canada. Details Magazine, Design Magazine, Sweet Home, Color Changing Led, Deco Design, Sculpture, Home And Deco, Land Art, Canada Travel

DETAIL - Magazine of Architecture + Construction Details - Blog

“Emptyfull” a sculpture by Bill Pechet, Winnipeg, Canada.

The Old Spaghetti Factory is one of the best places for a meal - ever! Not been anywhere else where you get garlic bread, soup or salad & ice cream for FREE! Great Restaurants, Seattle Restaurants, Spaghetti Factory, Kids House, Nebraska, Back Home, Beautiful Landscapes, Places To See, The Good Place

The Old Spaghetti Factory

The Forks Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Google+ | 500px | Twitter | LinkedIn

The newer and more dignified Louis Riel statue in front of the Manitoba Legislative Building--Winnipeg, MB. Government Of Canada, Canada 150, Canadian Travel, Canadian History, Western Canada, Beautiful Sites, Red River, First Nations, Staycation

Cruz, Von Louie - Legislative Building

Explore Tourism Winnipeg's photos on Flickr. Tourism Winnipeg has uploaded 294 photos to Flickr.

Red River Exhibition Midway in Winnipeg Manitoba. Every June the amusement rides come in, the food trucks are stocked and they get some great performers at this event. Alaska Highway, Beaver Creek, Western Canada, Red River, The Old Days, Food Trucks, Canada Travel, Where To Go, Old Photos

Slipec, John - Red River Ex Midway

Explore Tourism Winnipeg's photos on Flickr. Tourism Winnipeg has uploaded 294 photos to Flickr.

Winnie the Bear statue at the Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada University Of Manitoba, Bear Statue, Black Bear Cub, Canadian Army, Canada Eh, Stone Statues, Pooh Bear, Bear Cubs, Reading Books

University of Manitoba - Libraries - Landmarks, Monuments & Built Heritage of the West

The original Winnie the Pooh. Winnipeg Zoo.

Taken on Waterfront Drive, in the Exchange District, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Image by Carla Dyck Western Canada, Seasons Of Life, The Province, Background Pictures, Canada Travel, Historical Sites, Continents, Canopy, Picture Video

Canopy

Today was the perfect day for a photo shoot along Waterfront Drive in Winnipeg. Before I got started with that shoot, I wandered by the river and took a few images for myself. Autumn is definitely on its way as shown by the carpet of leaves that crunched beneath my feet. I do not feel so ready for the cooler weather but on a beautifully warm day such as today, Autumn's arrival isn't so daunting. I love to use echo in my images. What I mean by that is the repeating of a pattern. In these…

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Arlington Bridge

w100k.tumblr.com Arlington Bridge Winnipeg, MB Google+ | 500px | Twitter | LinkedIn

My sweet city, Winnipeg. The Exchange District. Image by Carla Dyck. Rural Area, Resident Evil, Ancestry, My Images, Perspective, University, Street View, Canada, History

My sweet city, Winnipeg. The Exchange District. Image by Carla Dyck.

Prairie 360 is set to open in October Wedding Locations, Canada, Restaurant, City, October 2013, Image, Memories, Memoirs, Souvenirs

Jan 2013: Local restaurateur to reopen revolving restaurant

A city landmark and iconic restaurant location will be opening its doors once again after a four-year hiatus. Restaurateur Noel Bernier, who owns Hermanos Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria, will be finalizing negotiations to reopen the revolving restaurant at the Fort Garry Place later this month.

Old Christie Biscuit Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada by Awesome entrance on an office building. Architecture Tumblr, Unique Architecture, Modern Entrance Door, Art Deco Movement, Art Deco Buildings, Art Deco Furniture, Art Deco Design, Construction, Exterior Doors

Art Deco Architecture: Photo

The Old Modern - Then and Now A Tumblr of Art Deco architecture, vintage and modern, from all over the world. Includes photos of exteriors, interiors, sculptures, monuments, civil engineering and more, plus historical background, quotes, research, archival video, etc.