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Winnipeg Tour Connection Messenger Fall 2019

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Winnipeg T O U R C O N N E C T I O N M A N I T O B A , C A N A D A messenger Fall 2019 Sarah Robinson Business Development Manager For all your group travel needs: 204.954.1995 or 1.855.PEG.CITY Inuit ingenuity The Manitoba Museum is home to more than 2.6 million artifacts and specimens, drawing on archeology, botany, geology, zoology and ethnology to tell the story of this unique region. They also provide programs utilizing hands-on learning – particularly when it comes to bringing the Arctic to the city. The Inuit People of the North experience shines a light on the traditional lifestyles of Inuit people, demonstrating how limited resources of fur, skin, stone and bone shaped the northern way of life. During this experience, participants will learn expressions of culture and identity while creating, shaping and polishing their own soapstone pendant to take home. • 1.888.231.9739 With Churchill's "profusion of natural wonders" and Winnipeg's "big city sophistication," it's little wonder why the province of Manitoba is the only Canadian location to make Lonely Planet's 2019 Top 10 Region - Best in travel list. This north-south dynamic duo is always ready to impress, so before you head to the land of polar bears get ready to experience why the city of Winnipeg is the ideal complement to your northern adventure! Polar park Assiniboine Park Zoo's Journey to Churchill (JTC) is the world's foremost Arctic species exhibit, a place where you'll get nearly nose-to-nose with polar bears that swim right over your head. On its immense grounds, which mimic the topography of the Churchill region, you'll also find muskox, Arctic fox, snowy owls and movie star wolves that were featured in The Grey. Adjacent to JTC – and integral to its zoological studies – is the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre. Here, your group will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the laboratories where you'll meet members of the Zoo's polar bear rescue team, who perform research on polar bear denning and the effects of climate change on northern species when they are not doing field research right in Churchill, MB. - 204.927.6007 Manitoba, Canada Listed as a top 10 region in GATEWAY TO THE NORTH W I N N I P E G

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