Celebrating 100 years of Manitoba Women’s Right to VoteJanuary 28th, 2016 - January 28th, 2016
This once-in-a-lifetime event will be held at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, hosted by ET Canada’s Cheryl Hickey, with Manitoba Lt. Gov. Janice Filmon as guest speaker. The highlight of the evening’s program will be the presentation of the inaugural Nellie Awards (The Nellies), presented in part by the Winnipeg Free Press, recognizing Manitoba women who have followed Nellie McClung’s footsteps through their work in social justice, women’s and human rights.Another part of these celebrations is The Manitoba Museum’s new travelling exhibit, Nice Women Don’t Want The Vote. The exhibit looks at some of the ways Manitoba and Canada have struggled to provide full voting rights for all its citizens.
More details and tickets available at www.ournellie.org
Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner 2016February 6th, 2016 - February 6th, 2016 6:00 PM cocktails, 7:00 PM dinner
Saturday, 6 February 2016
Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Manitoba, the first in Canada, our keynote speaker will be Jennifer Ditchburn, Canadian Press Senior Parliamentary Correspondant, and a frequent panelist on CBC's Power and Politics, At Issue, and The House.
Dinner tickets are $100 each for MHS members, and $110 each for non-members.For more information, visit the Manitoba Historical Society website here.
Annual Preservation Awards and National Heritage Day 2016February 15th, 2016 - February 15th, 2016
31st Annual Preservation Awards Ceremony
in celebration of
National Heritage Day and Louis Riel Day
and the Launch of the
World War I Digital Memorial Project
Monday, February 15, 2016
VIA Rail Winnipeg Station (former Union Station)
Rotunda, 123 Main Street
This is a Free Community Event
Ceremony Commences at 2:00pm
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or 204.942.2663 or visit the website at www.heritagewinnipeg.com.
Winnipeg Transportation, a Film Night (Fundraiser for Streetcar 356)March 23rd, 2016 - March 23rd, 2016 Join the members of the Manitoba Historical Society as a look back at the transportation modes that helped build our city. The Film "Backtracks" examines the great city expansion thanks to the electric street railway; Dave McDowell will give a quick summary of Winnipeg's streetcar system, and Brian Darragh, one of the last to drive a streetcar, will bring anecdotes from his book: The Streetcars of Winnipeg - Our Forgotten Heritage: Out of Sight - Out of Mind. Members of the Manitoba Transit Heritage will bring a short presentation about the next phase of bus transport, and discussion will follow.
Place: Dalnavert Activity Centre 61 Carlton St
March 23, 2016 7:30- 9:00 (doors open at 7:00) Refreshments will be served.
Donations towards the restoration of Streetcar 356 of Heritage Winnipeg appreciated.