August 18, 2016
We would like to thank Manitoba Underground Opera for treating us to an AMAZING performance of "The Magic Flute... Retold" last night. The performers were wonderful, and the outdoor setting at St. Boniface Cathedral perfectly set the atmosphere for a great evening.
Tickets for "The Magic Flute... Retold" are going quickly, get them before they're gone. Trust us, it's a must see!
Buy your tickets here.
July 26, 2016
Heritage Winnipeg was happy to attend the unveiling of the West End's newest mural at 560 Sargent. It was painted by local artist Mandy Van Leeuwen. The mural commemorates Nellie McClung's Mock Parliament, and the 100 year anniversary of women getting the vote in Manitoba in 1916. Unfortunately, this victory did not extend to all women. First Nations women were still denied the right to vote in Manitoba until 1952. Although Nellie McClung's victory was not perfect, it is an important milestone in our province's history. We would like to thank The West End Biz and their sponsors and partners for having us, and for hosting such a lovely unveiling!
July 12, 2016
The memorial will be held in the rotunda of Via Rail Station, 123 Main Street, at 1:00 p.m. All who remember Peter are welcome to attend. Please bring any photos of Peter or other memorabilia you would like to share.
July 8, 2016It is with deep sadness that we share the peaceful passing of Herbert Brian Howland Stewart on June 16, 2016 after a brief illness. He was an architect and past board member of Heritage Winnipeg, and his volunteerism and support contributed to the success of many heritage projects. He will be missed by our community, he was a good friend to heritage in our city.
View his obituary
June 15, 2016
The winners, as chosen by the public are:
Best Restoration: Dalnavert Museum and Visitor Centre
Best Guided Tour: The Vaughan Street Jail
The Hidden Gem: Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Parish
Best Overall Experience: Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church & Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Sts. Vladimir and Olga
Best Architecture: The Legislative Building of Manitoba
Thank-you again for your support. We wish all of our participants the best of luck in next year's awards.
We would like to give a big thank-you to Heritage Winnipeg President Jordan Van Sewell for creating this remarkable sculpture to celebrate our winning buildings.
Susan Moffat (right) Accepts the award for Best Restoration
from Cindy Tugwell (Executive Director of Heritage Winnipeg)
on behalf of Dalnavert Museum
Kristen Verin-Treausch (left) accepts the award for Best Guided Tour
from Greg Agnew (Heritage Winnipeg Board Member) on
behalf of Friends of Vaughan Street Jail
Father Michael Kwiatkowsi (left) from Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Parish accepts the award for The Hidden Gem from Nick Hasiuk (Heritage Winnipeg Board Member)
Margret Saray (left) accepting the award for
Best Overall Experience from Lisa Gardewine,
(Heritage Winnipeg Board Member) on behalf of the
Ukrainian Metropolitan Cathedral of Sts. Vladimir and Olga
Andrew Pankiw accepts the award for
Best Overall Experience on behalf of Holy Ghost
Ukrainian Catholic Church
Cindy Tugwell and Jordan Van Sewell accept the
award for Best Architecutre in place of the Province
Volunteers from Holy Eucharist sang two songs, De z'hoda v Rodyni, a traditional Ukrainian song, and Get Along Home Cindy, a lighthearted western song in honour of Heritage Winnipeg Executive Director, Cindy Tugwell
Dr. Anne Penny, Princiapl of Saint Charles Catholic School
performs the violin with the singers from Holy Eucharist
Two students from Saint Charles School performed with Dr. Anne Penny and the Holy Eucharist singers
Volunteers from Friends of Vaughan Street Jail celebrate their win
Margret Saray and Elaine Kisiow from the Cathedral
of Sts. Vladimir and Olga with their award