Manitoba

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Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.wikipedia
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Saskatchewan

SKSASProvince of Saskatchewan
It is often considered one of the three prairie provinces (with Alberta and Saskatchewan) and is Canada's fifth-most populous province with its estimated 1.3 million people.
Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, to the northeast by Nunavut, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota.

Ontario

ONProvince of OntarioOntario, Canada
The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
Ontario is bordered by the province of Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and Quebec to the east and northeast, and to the south by the U.S. states of (from west to east) Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.

Winnipeg

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Manitoba's capital and largest city, Winnipeg, is the eighth-largest census metropolitan area in Canada.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.

Canadian Prairies

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It is often considered one of the three prairie provinces (with Alberta and Saskatchewan) and is Canada's fifth-most populous province with its estimated 1.3 million people.
The region comprises the Canadian portion of the Great Plains, and notably, the Prairie provinces or simply the Prairies comprise the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, as they are partially covered by prairie (grasslands), mostly in the southern regions of each province.

Brandon, Manitoba

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Other census agglomerations in the province are Brandon, Steinbach, Portage la Prairie, and Thompson.
Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

North Dakota

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The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
South Dakota is to the south, Montana is to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba are to the north.

Steinbach, Manitoba

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Other census agglomerations in the province are Brandon, Steinbach, Portage la Prairie, and Thompson.
Steinbach is a city located about 58 km south-east of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Minnesota

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The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
Iowa is to the south, North Dakota and South Dakota are to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba are to the north.

Thompson, Manitoba

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Other census agglomerations in the province are Brandon, Steinbach, Portage la Prairie, and Thompson.
Thompson (population 13,678) is the largest city in the Northern Region of Manitoba and is situated along the Burntwood River, 761 kilometers (473 miles) north of Winnipeg.

Red River Rebellion

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There are many factors that led to an armed uprising of the Métis people against the Government of Canada, a conflict known as the Red River Rebellion aka Resistance.
The Red River Rebellion (or the Red River Resistance, Red River uprising, or First Riel Rebellion) was the sequence of events that led up to the 1869 establishment of a provisional government by the Métis leader Louis Riel and his followers at the Red River Colony, in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Louis Riel

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Métis leader Louis Riel also chose the name, and it was accepted in Ottawa under the Manitoba Act of 1870.
Louis David Riel (22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies.

Rupert's Land

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A Royal Charter in 1670 granted all the lands draining into Hudson's Bay to the British company and they administered trade in what was then called Rupert's Land.
Areas belonging to Rupert's Land were mostly in present-day Canada and included the whole of Manitoba, most of Saskatchewan, southern Alberta, southern Nunavut, and northern parts of Ontario and Quebec.

List of census metropolitan areas and agglomerations in Canada

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Manitoba's capital and largest city, Winnipeg, is the eighth-largest census metropolitan area in Canada.
The other five were located in British Columbia with two, and Manitoba, Ontario and Yukon each with one.

Lake Winnipeg

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Lake Winnipeg is the tenth-largest freshwater lake in the world.
Lake Winnipeg (Lac Winnipeg) is a very large, but relatively shallow 24514 km2 lake in North America, in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

Nunavut

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The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
Nunavut has long land borders with the Northwest Territories on the mainland and a few Arctic islands, and with Manitoba to the south of the Nunavut mainland; it also meets Saskatchewan to the southwest at a quadripoint).

Hudson Bay

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Manitoba adjoins Hudson Bay to the northeast, and is the only prairie province to have a saltwater coastline.
It drains a very large area, about 3861400 km2, that includes parts of southeastern Nunavut, Saskatchewan, most of Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and indirectly through smaller passages of water to parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana.

Métis in Canada

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There are many factors that led to an armed uprising of the Métis people against the Government of Canada, a conflict known as the Red River Rebellion aka Resistance.
After New France was ceded to Great Britain's control in 1763, there was an important distinction between French Métis born of francophone voyageur fathers, and the Anglo-Métis (known as "countryborn" or Mixed Bloods, for instance in the 1870 census of Manitoba) descended from English or Scottish fathers.

Lake Manitoba

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The name derives from Cree manitou-wapow or Ojibwa manidoobaa, both meaning "straits of Manitou, the Great Spirit", a place referring to what are now called The Narrows in the centre of Lake Manitoba.
It is in central North America, in the Canadian province of Manitoba, which is named after the lake.

Four corners (Canada)

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The province possibly meets the Northwest Territories at the four corners quadripoint to the extreme northwest, though surveys have not been completed and laws are unclear about the exact location of the Nunavut–NWT boundary.
These are the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Métis

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Métis leader Louis Riel also chose the name, and it was accepted in Ottawa under the Manitoba Act of 1870.
Originally the term applied to French-speaking mixed-race families, especially in the Red River area of what became Manitoba, Canada; in the late 19th century in Canada, those of mixed English descent were classified separately as Mixed Bloods.

Port of Churchill

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The Port of Churchill is Canada's only Arctic deep-water port.
The Port of Churchill in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada is a port on Hudson Bay, part of the Arctic Ocean and connected to the North Atlantic.

Hayes River

HayesHayes (Sainte-Thérèse) River
Major watercourses include the Red, Assiniboine, Nelson, Winnipeg, Hayes, Whiteshell and Churchill rivers.
The Hayes River is a river in Northern Region, Manitoba, Canada that flows from Molson Lake to Hudson Bay at York Factory.

Whiteshell Provincial Park

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Much of the province's sparsely inhabited north and east lie on the irregular granite Canadian Shield, including Whiteshell, Atikaki, and Nopiming Provincial Parks.
Whiteshell Provincial Park is a 2,721 km 2 park centrally located in Canada in the province of Manitoba.

Riding Mountain National Park

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Riding Mountain, the Pembina Hills, Sandilands Provincial Forest, and the Canadian Shield are also upland regions.
Riding Mountain National Park (Parc national du Mont-Riding) is a national park in Manitoba, Canada.

The Pas

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Extensive agriculture is found only in the province's southern areas, although there is grain farming in the Carrot Valley Region (near The Pas).
The Pas (Le Pas) is a town in Manitoba, Canada, located at the confluence of the Pasquia River and the Saskatchewan River within Division No. 21 in the Northern Region.