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Manitoba By:Erica Where 1 of the 10 provinces in Canada, North America is bordered by U.S.A, Saskatchewan, Hudson Bay, Ontario, and Nunavut. History Was populated by people from Britain, Western and astern Europe and East and Southeast Asia

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Manitoba

By:Erica


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Where

  • 1 of the 10 provinces in Canada, North America

  • is bordered by U.S.A, Saskatchewan, Hudson Bay, Ontario, and Nunavut.


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History

  • Was populated by people from Britain, Western and astern Europe and East and Southeast Asia

  • 1st peoples were Metis, Saulteaux. Assiniboine, Chippewa, and Ojibwa.

  • Joined Confederation in 1870

  • Louis Riel is called the father of Manitoba


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“The Emerald of the Prairies”Winnipeg

  • The Emerald (Winnipeg) is the capitol of Manitoba

  • The oldest city in the Prairie Provinces

  • Has the Golden Boy (a statue that holds a torch in his right hand and wheat in the other)

  • The first peoples in Winnipeg were the Saulteaux

  • Winnipeg was a meeting place for Native Tribes

GOLDEN BOY


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Fast Facts

  • Fifth smallest province in Canada

  • The flower of Manitoba is the Prairie Crocus

  • There are about 1,000,000 Canadians living in Manitoba - half of them live in Winnipeg

Prairie Crocus


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Places toVisit

  • Winnipeg is the home of the Royal Canadian Mint

  • The Canadian mint makes coins for Canada and other countries

  • Assiboine Park is the oldest park in Manitoba

  • Has 2 National Parks


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References

  • Manitoba, B. McDermott and G. McKeown, 1999, Reidmore Books Inc.

  • http://www.gov.mb.ca/splash.html

  • http://www.travelmanitoba.com/quickfacts/emblems.html


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