Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnie-the-Bear Statue (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)
Winnipeg Manitoba. This is a statue commemorating 'Winnie-the-Pooh'...actually the original brown bear, from Winnipeg who inspired A.A.Milne to create the famous character. Should I also add the true story that I was born in Winnipeg and I married Christopher Robins? :-)
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FESTIVAL du VOYAGEUR!!
The Festival du Voyageur ( Festival of the Traveller), is an annual 10 day winter festival which takes place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada during February. "Voyageur" refers to those who worked for a fur trading company and usually travelled by canoe. This event is held in Winnipeg's French Quarter, Saint-Boniface, and is Western Canada's largest winter festival. The event celebrates Canada's fur trading past and her unique French heritage and culture through entertainment, arts and crafts…