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    • Weather April/May

      Quebec Jan 6, 2017 at 12:21 PM

      To those of you who have helped and advised with the NZ trip I'm grateful but we simply can't afford it - so we're heading back to Canada

      Our rough proposed plan is to fly into Boston drive up through Lake Placid and on to Montreal/Ottawa/Quebec City -not sure if it's worth visiting Halifax so might well come back a more direct route. Thinking of visiting April/May but what about snowfall? All suggestions much appreciated - not into outdoor activities but very much folk music and historic sites - we've done Niagra

      Also on my want to do list is to see the Canadian Mounted Police show - I'm visiting their website daily but from past experience is there liable to be a show in Ottawa at this time of year

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    • Icefields Parkway in winter

      Canada Dec 29, 2016 at 7:47 PM

      Is there any public transport between Banff/Lake Louise and Jasper in the winter months?

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    • 1st week in Feb

      Vancouver Island Jan 17, 2017 at 5:17 AM

      We have the chance to visit from London during 1st week in Feb. Probably not the best time to visit but its all we have. Will there be enough for us to do/see? Will we be able to drive around (Whistler?) or will the weather make that impossible? Grateful for your thoughts.

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      glass bridge

      Canada Jan 20, 2017 at 7:20 AM

      I remember seeing that there is a glass bridge in either Jasper or Banif, but I can't recall the details. I had not paid much attention as I did not intend on going that way any time soon, but now I will be going to both this summer and am wondering where it is. Thanks

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    • Visa Question

      Canada Jan 2, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      I will be flying from Vancouver to Vietnam, but my flight has two stop in China, 1 in Shanghai airport and connect flight to Kunming airport before fly out to Vietnam. My lay over time in China between the two airport are 9 hours total. Do I need a transit visa in China? and after I arrive in Shanghai airport, where do I go.. to my connecting flight or to the immigration custom? Thanks

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    • One week time in British Columbia. Suggestions ?

      Canada Dec 23, 2016 at 10:14 PM

      Hello,
      We are looking to spend one weeks time in British Columbia area, which is next week. Considering weather and roads, we believe Victoria, Tofino or may be Vancouver should be ok. We are coming from Portland.
      We are not into shopping, snow sports or food, but more keen to see natural sceneries. Though Tofino and Victoria have been discussed a lot on forums, I am not able to find, when question comes, what should see in Victoria in 3 days and what should I see in Tofino in 3 days.
      Can somebody help us with this ?
      Thanks

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    • Your personal face picture

      Canada Jan 7, 2017 at 9:30 PM

      It might be a good idea to delete your personal picture, eg, face from your profile and any personal information as who knows what will be done with the information once VT is no longer active. Think of doing this from a security aspect.

       

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    • things to do

      by Sonia123 Online Now Sep 27, 2016 at 8:55 PM

      Hi Fellow VTers,
      was hoping you could give me a few pointers. My family of 7(age from 2 to 90) will be visiting winnipeg for a couple of days in oct(around 12th or 14th). Can you recommend a few places to visit ? especially any advice on scenic drives to see the fall colours etc. or even nice tourism sites.

      unfortuantely only there for 3 days(we are doing an 8 day tour of saskatoon, regina and winnipeg in that order).

      thank you for your help in advance.

      4 Answers Oct 1, 2016 at 8:40 PM
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      NYE in Winnipeg?

      by xoxoxenophile Online Now Dec 3, 2015 at 3:35 PM

      Hey there!

      My two sisters and I are planning a trip to Winnipeg over our winter break. We are considering being there over New Year's Eve, but we are trying to decide if going for the NYE festivities would outweigh the possibility that some of the attractions we want to go to (mostly museums) may not be open. What kind of stuff goes on over New Year's Eve? What are your opinions?

      Thanks in advance!

      14 Answers Dec 21, 2015 at 9:00 PM
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      Visiting in May for two weeks

      by rkl27 Online Now Apr 26, 2014 at 7:14 PM

      I'll be visiting in May for two weeks and being from a really hot and humid place (Singapore), I just wonder if anyone knows how the weather is and how should i dress? I have two weeks to plan a fab wardrobe lol. Appreciate any help, thanks! :)

      5 Answers May 6, 2014 at 7:52 PM
    • Aussie moving to Winnepeg

      by Cathvdh Online Now Jan 3, 2014 at 8:56 PM

      An Aussie female hoping to move to the south east of Canada for work. Have been in Vancouver for a while now and ready to move on. What r the drawing cards I could be told about Winnepeg being a top choice to settle in for a while?

      3 Answers Jan 3, 2014 at 11:49 PM
    • does winnipeg really have a significant crime problem?

      by 002travelz Online Now Jun 4, 2013 at 9:56 AM

      I am interested in travelling to winnipeg for school,specifically u of m, and have never been there before. I would also be travelling alone. I would like to know from other travellers their perspective on the crime problem in winnipeg? how bad is it?

      3 Answers Jun 7, 2013 at 2:55 PM
    • september holiday 2013

      by julie.lime Online Now Jun 1, 2013 at 2:48 PM

      good morning.
      We are celebrating a dear friends 70th birthday. Is the night life active during the week and are there botanical gardens for the day?
      Thank you

      5 Answers Jun 3, 2013 at 4:20 PM
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      Need a hostel, can somone guide me?

      by Iforti Online Now May 12, 2013 at 6:46 AM

      Is there any cheap and good hostel near downtown ?

      1 Answer May 14, 2013 at 8:59 AM
    • Hotels / HSC

      by pettingerm Online Now Apr 1, 2012 at 8:49 PM

      I have to come to Winnipeg for some training at the HSC - physio - big gym and wondering which hotel is closer - the Canad Inn at polo park or the Inn at the forks? I have to be there for 0900 hours - how much time should I give myself?

      thanks!

      2 Answers Jun 4, 2013 at 10:39 AM
    • From Dickinson, ND, USA to Winnipeg

      by CheeHui Online Now Oct 16, 2011 at 8:16 PM

      Hi, I am Chee Hui from Malaysia, I am now having my working holiday at Dickinson, Nd, USA from October to December. I am planning to have a tour at Winnipeg, do you have any idea? How can i getting Winnipeg from Dickinson?

      4 Answers Oct 18, 2011 at 6:51 PM
    • Shopping in Winnipeg

      by paradise1973 Online Now Oct 10, 2011 at 7:41 AM

      Does anyone know a shop where I can buy silk sleepwear in Winnipeg?
      I'm looking for men's silk pajamas and women's silk kimonos.
      I know...maybe Japan would be a better destination to buy silk sleepwear but I will be in Winnipeg for a couple of days and I am hoping that I can find bigger sizes here than in Europe. I have a chubby hubby and here everything goes until XL only. Any ideas ? Thanks.

      4 Answers Oct 10, 2011 at 1:21 PM
    • Desperately looking for a good hair stylist!

      by KisJutka Online Now Oct 1, 2010 at 4:50 PM

      Hello,

      I recently moved to Winnipeg so I'm in the process of finding new doctors, dentists, etc. So far so good... until today. I went to a new hairdresser and it was a total disaster. She was an "award winning" hairstylist who proceeded to give me a terrible cut (not even close to what I asked for) and the worst highlights I've ever had! I desperately need a recommendation for a good colourist and stylist who can fix my hair. I'm embarrassed to leave the house!!!

      Thank you in advance,
      KisJutka :(

      2 Answers Apr 4, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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      Australian moving to winnipeg

      by BUICK23 Online Now Sep 8, 2010 at 4:23 AM

      Hello everyone

      I'm a 27 year old Australian man who is thinking about moving to winnipeg around late december or jan

      I have my visa and have booked my flight to Vancouver and was thinking about trying to set up there but I have heard the competition for work is something to dread, Ive heard and researched that winnipeg has the lowest unemployment rate in Canada? can someone tell me what I should expect, if im not a lazy person which Im not will I be able to find work?

      any help would be great

      thanks

      21 Answers Oct 12, 2012 at 2:22 PM
    • places to know in Winnipeg

      by crotenberg Online Now Sep 1, 2010 at 7:12 PM

      Hi there
      My 16 y.o. som just moved to Winnipeg and is staying the the Burrows Avenue region. Can you help us help him to know the best winnipeg has to offer. Many thanks
      CR

      1 Answer Sep 1, 2010 at 7:24 PM
    • Road Trip- Hotel Age Question

      by babybadoo Online Now Mar 24, 2010 at 10:14 PM

      My boyfriend and I are hoping to travel to Winnipeg for a couple nights because we've never been to Canada and Winnipeg is the closest big city to where we are right now (central Minnesota). Of course, we will need to rent a hotel room. I'm 19 years old, however, he's 17. Is it possible for us to rent a hotel room together, even though he is under 18? I know around where I live, or in my home town actually, if there's someone under 18 in the room we can both be thrown out. Is it the same in Winnipeg? I really hope not...

      4 Answers Mar 25, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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      Question about the Mint

      by Karlie85 Online Now Mar 15, 2010 at 1:26 PM

      Me and my husband are going to Manitoba for 2 nights in April for a family event.

      We have a little bit of time to spare, so we're going to check out the Mint. We've booked a tour at 11:30am, which is pretty much the only time we can do it.
      I was looking at some reviews online, just for fun, and I came across one that said that the production staff all go on lunch right around 11:30am, so the machines aren't/might not be running at that time. It's weird, the person specifically said not to take the 11:30am tour.

      I was just wondering if this is true or not?? Would everyone go at the same time? I really want to be able to see the machines in action!

      Thanks.

      4 Answers Mar 15, 2010 at 2:56 PM
    • Winnipeg in December

      by italmelb Online Now Feb 15, 2010 at 4:34 AM

      Hello All
      I plan to visit Winnipeg next December as part of my round the world trip so I do have some questions which I hope you can answer

      1)Is there any public transportation from the airport to downtown?
      2)How is the weather in December usually? is there much snow? this year I heard the winter was not very good and it was much warmer than usual
      3)Where can I go to get some amazing views and take some nice photos of winnipeg skyline?
      4)What can i do while i am there? what can i visit? any winter activities available?
      5) How is the crime lately in Winnipeg?

      I hope you can answer all of my questions. thanks

      4 Answers Feb 15, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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      Smoking a cigarette in Winnipeg in the winter

      by craic Online Now Dec 22, 2009 at 3:30 PM

      Hi people. If one was lucky enough to be in Winnipeg from Sep-Dec how would one go about indulging in a cigarette?

      Are there any indoor smoker's zones?

      What do smokers do?

      39 Answers Jan 12, 2010 at 7:26 AM
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      Best Long-Term Parking

      by eswepe Online Now Aug 13, 2009 at 7:11 AM

      My husband and I are gong to Churchill in October. We live in Minnesota, so we're just planning to drive to Winnipeg and take the flight to Churchill from there. Can anyone suggest a good, cheap and safe place to leave our car? We will be staying a couple of nights in Winnipeg, so our hotel may be an option, but we're not sure where we'll be staying yet. The airport is also probably an option, but I'm guessing that's expensive. If there are any better ideas we'd love to hear them.

      We're also looking for suggestions on the best way to spend a few hours on a Sunday morning. That's the only time we'll actually be free to do things in Winnipeg, but I imagine a lot of things will be closed...

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Aug 14, 2009 at 8:21 AM
    • Malborough Hotel

      by Vilmad Online Now Apr 7, 2009 at 10:17 PM

      Can anyone advise me whether it is safe to stay at the Malborough Hotel in downtown Winnipeg. We don't have a car as we are flying into Winnipeg. Is it a safe part of town? Most of the reviews say downtown Winnipeg is crime ridden. Which part of Winnipeg is safe? Please advise.

      2 Answers Apr 8, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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      Hotel & Bar Q's

      by Bwent26 Online Now Aug 1, 2008 at 10:14 PM

      I've got a trip up there in a few weeks and wanted to know where a good area to stay is in? Also, can anyone recommend some good bars/lounges/clubs ect...that are a little nicer. Somewhere the young professionals go.
      Thanks

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2008 at 7:15 PM
    • Location - Crescent Pk

      by LenPenner Online Now Apr 22, 2008 at 9:29 PM

      Can you inform me as to the exact location of Crescent Pk. off Pembina Highway in Ft. Garry , MB ? Thanking you in advance ,
      Len Penner
      lenthehandyman@yahoo.ca

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2008 at 1:11 PM
    • Best parking spots for concert at MTS Centre

      by cecil26 Online Now Apr 17, 2008 at 9:37 AM

      I am coming to Winnipeg, from North Dakota for a concert in July at the MTS Centre.
      I know there are some safety concerns in downtown Winnipeg.

      Where would be the best/safest parking spots for a concert at the MTS Centre to best avoid car theft, panhandlers, etc?

      Thanks

      3 Answers Apr 23, 2008 at 8:29 AM
    • Transportation

      by wakegirl Online Now Feb 20, 2008 at 5:46 PM

      I will be flying into Winnipeg this July and need to get to Winnipeg Beach. Does anyone know of any sort of transportation to get me from the airport to the beach? Unfortunately, I won't be quite old enough to rent a car.

      2 Answers Feb 22, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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      VT Meet

      by Babzz Online Now Dec 6, 2007 at 11:15 AM

      Hello all,
      I've posted a tentative vt meet for winnipeg in April 2008. Let me know if you're interested.
      Cheers :)

      2 Answers Dec 6, 2007 at 4:51 PM
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      moving to winnipeg

      by dewdney Online Now Nov 6, 2007 at 3:32 PM

      I'm thinking of moving from Calgary to Winnipeg . Recently visited and had some concerns about the city, ie; employment, crime, etc... I can handle the cold, but what is the quality of life really like. Is there a lot of rational tension between the native and non-native population. Downtown did seem a bit bleak with a disenfranchised, drunks hanging around. Although Calgary has its share of the same problem (maybe less visible). As well, can anyone give me an idea of what Winnipeg is like for artists?

      3 Answers Dec 6, 2007 at 11:08 AM
    • Texas Hold'em in Winnipeg

      by margaret_krowiak Online Now Jul 5, 2007 at 10:43 AM

      Is there any web-site which can tell me all the different locations, dates, times of Texas Hold'em tournaments in Winnipeg. And is there a amateur poker league in Manitoba?

      1 Answer Jul 9, 2007 at 9:45 AM
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      Canadian Mint

      by jkkv Online Now Mar 23, 2007 at 4:43 PM

      We are going through Winnipeg in May and would like to tour the Royal Canadian Mint. We only have one day there, is there anything else we can fit in, or something more fun than the Mint? Thanks.

      3 Answers Apr 15, 2007 at 8:41 AM
    • Paddle Wheel boats!

      by trishaaa Online Now Jan 10, 2007 at 9:26 AM

      How much does it cost to rent or buy a paddle wheel boat???

      1 Answer Aug 8, 2008 at 9:14 AM
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      Family New Years Eve

      by canadamom Online Now Dec 11, 2006 at 10:05 AM

      We will be in Winnipeg with a 10 and 14 year old on New Years Eve. Any recommendations?

      2 Answers Dec 26, 2006 at 9:31 PM
    • FOLK FESTIVAL

      by the_bandit Online Now Jul 2, 2006 at 3:09 PM

      I am looking for a camping pass--anyone looking to sell one for some reason? Thank-you

      3 Answers Jul 5, 2006 at 8:31 AM