Open and Closed on Remembrance Day

Many businesses and government services change their hours on Remembrance Day. Here’s a selection: COVID-19 TEST SITES The MPI centre drive-thru testing site (1284 Main St.) and the sites at 2735 Pembina Hwy., Thunderbird House (715 Main St.) and the former St. Vital municipal office (604 St. Mary’s Rd.), are all open 9 a.m. to […]

Roland 4H Museum & Manitoba 4-H

The building was erected in 1902, in Roland in the Rural Municipality of Roland, by the Bank of Hamilton. The Royal Bank came to Roland in 1925 and, after amalgamating with the Union Bank, moved into the building in the early 1930s. It was deeded to the Rural Municipality of Roland in 1989 for use of 4-H. The organization celebrated its […]

Roland Pumpkin Monument

A monument at the west side of Roland, in the Rural Municipality of Roland, commemorates the centenary of the Roland Agricultural Society in 2008 and the pumpkin-growing prowess of local gardener Edgar Van Wyck. They attained Manitoba records in 1984 and 1988. His 423-pound pumpkin grown in 1976 won him a mention in the Guiness Book of Records. […]

Neubergthal Mennonite Street Village

Neubergthal is the best-preserved single-street Mennonite village in North America. The village layout and architecture were developed over centuries of Mennonite life in Europe and Russia. The entire village was designated as having “historical and architectural national significance,” with many older original buildings and an authentic village and yard pattern. Neubergthal Location: 4140 Rd 1 […]

Family Fun at Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

“Stay Safe and have Family Fun at Canad Inns Winter Wonderland” The Red River Exhibition Association is proud to present the 21st  annual Canad Inns Winter Wonderland at Red River Exhibition Park from November 21 to January 2. Bring your family to enjoy this safe and affordable holiday event that allows everyone to have a […]

World Largest Tobacco Pipe at St. Claude

World’s Largest Tabacco Pipe was constructed in commemoration of early settlers who came from Saint-Claude, France, where the main industry was the manufacture of smoking pipes. This smoking pipe is 19 feet long and 5 feet high, and weighs just over 400 pounds. Address: 1St. Street, St. Claude, Manitoba Directions: In a small park on […]

World’s (2nd) Largest Fire Hydrant at Elm Creek

Built over the course of seven months by volunteer fire fighters and completed in July 2001, this fire hydrant is 29 and 1/2 ft. tall, beating Beaumont, Texas by 5 1/2 ft. It was unveiled on Canada Day. Address: Main Street, Elm Creek, Manitoba Directions: Next to the Fire Hall.