Winnipeg

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Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.wikipedia
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Manitoba

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

Lake Winnipeg

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The city is named after the nearby Lake Winnipeg; the name comes from the Western Cree words for muddy water.
Its southern end is about 55 km north of the city of Winnipeg.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

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It is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian football), the Winnipeg Jets (ice hockey), Manitoba Moose (ice hockey), Valour FC (soccer), and the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball).
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Officially the Winnipeg Football Club) are a professional Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Winnipeg Jets

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It is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian football), the Winnipeg Jets (ice hockey), Manitoba Moose (ice hockey), Valour FC (soccer), and the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball).
The Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Winnipeg Folk Festival

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This multicultural city hosts numerous annual festivals, including the Festival du Voyageur, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and Folklorama.
The Winnipeg Folk Festival is a nonprofit charitable organization with an annual summer folk music festival held in Birds Hill Provincial Park, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Manitoba Moose

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It is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian football), the Winnipeg Jets (ice hockey), Manitoba Moose (ice hockey), Valour FC (soccer), and the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball).
The Manitoba Moose are a Canadian professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, that plays in the American Hockey League (AHL).

The Forks, Winnipeg

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Winnipeg lies at the confluence of the Assiniboine and the Red River of the North, a location now known as "The Forks".
The Forks (La Fourche) is a historic site, meeting place and green space in Downtown Winnipeg located at the confluence of the Red River and the Assiniboine River.

Valour FC

It is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian football), the Winnipeg Jets (ice hockey), Manitoba Moose (ice hockey), Valour FC (soccer), and the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball).
Valour Football Club is a Canadian professional soccer club based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Festival du Voyageur

This multicultural city hosts numerous annual festivals, including the Festival du Voyageur, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and Folklorama.
The Festival du Voyageur is an annual 10-day winter festival that takes place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Red River of the North

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It is centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, near the longitudinal centre of North America.
Several urban areas have developed on both sides of the Red River, including Winnipeg in Canada, as well as Fargo-Moorhead and Grand Forks-East Grand Forks which straddle the American states of North Dakota and Minnesota.

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

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This multicultural city hosts numerous annual festivals, including the Festival du Voyageur, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and Folklorama.
The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is an alternative theatre festival held each year for twelve days in July in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Winnipeg Goldeyes

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It is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian football), the Winnipeg Jets (ice hockey), Manitoba Moose (ice hockey), Valour FC (soccer), and the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball).
The Winnipeg Goldeyes are a professional baseball team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Jazz Winnipeg Festival

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This multicultural city hosts numerous annual festivals, including the Festival du Voyageur, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and Folklorama.
The TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival is a Canadian jazz festival that was started in 1989 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Folklorama

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This multicultural city hosts numerous annual festivals, including the Festival du Voyageur, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jazz Winnipeg Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and Folklorama.
Folklorama is an event that runs for two weeks each August in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Manitoba Legislative Building

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The Manitoba Legislative Building, constructed mainly of Tyndall stone, opened in 1920; its dome supports a bronze statue finished in gold leaf, titled "Eternal Youth and the Spirit of Enterprise" (commonly known as the "Golden Boy").
The Manitoba Legislative Building (Palais législatif du Manitoba) is the meeting place of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, in central Winnipeg.

Louis Riel

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In 1869–70, present-day Winnipeg was the site of the Red River Rebellion, a conflict between the local provisional government of Métis, led by Louis Riel, and newcomers from eastern Canada.
Louis Riel was born there in 1844, near modern Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Louis Riel, Sr. and Julie Lagimodière.

Winnipeg general strike

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More than 30,000 workers walked off their jobs in May 1919 in what came to be known as the Winnipeg general strike.
For six weeks, May 15 to June 26, more than 30,000 strikers brought economic activity to a standstill in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which at the time was Canada's third largest city.

J. S. Woodsworth

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One of the leaders of the strike, J. S. Woodsworth, went on to found Canada's first major socialist party, the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, which later became the New Democratic Party.
He was arrested in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for supporting the protesters at the Winnipeg General Strike, but never charged.

If Day

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In 1942, the Victory Loan Campaign staged a mock Nazi invasion of Winnipeg to promote awareness of the stakes of the war in Europe.
If Day ("Si un jour", "If one day") was a simulated Nazi German invasion and occupation of the Canadian city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and surrounding areas on 19 February 1942, during the Second World War.

Lower Fort Garry

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Winnipeg's mandate was to govern and provide municipal services to citizens attracted to trade expansion between Upper Fort Garry / Lower Fort Garry and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Lower Fort Garry was built in 1830 by the Hudson's Bay Company on the western bank of the Red River, 20 mi north of the original Fort Garry (now in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada).

Amalgamation of Winnipeg

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A consolidated metropolitan "unicity" government incorporating Winnipeg and its surrounding municipalities was established on 27 July 1971, taking effect in 1972.
The City of Winnipeg, several surrounding municipalities and the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg were subject to a municipal amalgamation on January 1, 1972, that created a unicity or unified city.

Canadian Pacific Railway

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Winnipeg developed rapidly after the coming of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1881.
The Thunder Bay section linking Lake Superior to Winnipeg was commenced in 1875.

Fort Garry

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Winnipeg's mandate was to govern and provide municipal services to citizens attracted to trade expansion between Upper Fort Garry / Lower Fort Garry and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Fort Gibraltar was renamed Fort Garry in 1822 and became the leading post in the region for the Hudson's Bay Company.
Fort Garry, also known as Upper Fort Garry, was a Hudson's Bay Company trading post at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in what is now downtown Winnipeg.

Golden Boy (Manitoba)

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The Manitoba Legislative Building, constructed mainly of Tyndall stone, opened in 1920; its dome supports a bronze statue finished in gold leaf, titled "Eternal Youth and the Spirit of Enterprise" (commonly known as the "Golden Boy").
The Golden Boy (official name Eternal Youth ) is a statue perched facing North on the dome of the Manitoba Legislative Building in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and it is arguably Manitoba's best known symbol.

Red River Valley

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Winnipeg lies at the confluence of the Assiniboine and the Red River of the North, a location now known as "The Forks".
The population centers of Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba developed in the valley as settlement by ethnic Europeans increased in the late nineteenth century.