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Living In Winnipeg

​​​​​​The Louis Riel School Division (LRSD) is located in Winnipeg, the capital city of the province of Manitoba, Canada. Winnipeg is the "heart of the continent" because it is the geographic centre of North America.

Winnipeg is a major urban centre with a population of approximately 800,000. The city has many parks and rivers, historic architecture and diverse cultural activities and is only a short driving distance from many beautiful lakes, beaches and rolling prairies.

Winnipeg also provides students from around the world the unique experience of living somewhere with four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter. Each season has a different kind of environment, temperature, plant life and activity to experience.

Here are just some events and activities you can experience or participate in during your stay in Winnipeg:

Fall Events (September – October)

  • Canada Goose migration
  • Manitoba Culture Days
  • Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival
  • Corn mazes
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Winter Events (November – February)

  • Canad Inns Winter Wonderland
  • Santa Claus Parade
  • Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival
  • Festival du Voyageur

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Spring Events (March – May)

  • Human Rights Film Festival
  • Dance Manitoba: Provincial Dance Festival
  • Teddy Bear's Picnic
  • Winnipeg International Airshow

 

Summer Events (June – August)

  • Winnipeg International Children's Festival
  • Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
  • Red River Exhibition
  • Winnipeg Folk Festival
  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
  • Ballet in the Park
  • Folklorama
  • Manito Ahbee Festival

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Professional Sports Teams

Winnipeg has many professional sports teams. You can attend and feel the excitement at a game for the Winnipeg Jets in the National Hockey League (NHL), the Manitoba Moose in the American Hockey League (AHL),​ the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Winnipeg Goldeyes in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.

 

There are also other activities and things to do:

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The division is seeking people to fill several positions in our ASPIRE program. The application deadline is April 2nd, 2019. For more details on these opportunities please visit the "Summer Program - ASPIRE" section of our Job Postings site: https://portal.lrsd.net/departments/hrp/Pages/Job-Postings.aspx

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LRSD - ISP Students celebrating Chinese New Year! https://t.co/rD3rzB0qsc

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The Division is seeking a Software Support Facilitator (Term). For me details on this opportunity please click here http://ow.ly/RHAw50mknPn or visit http://www.lrsd.net/employment. Application deadline is 4:00 PM, March 6, 2019.

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LRSD - ISP Students. Welcome to LRSD! https://t.co/kmGGpStUBX

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Attention Parents: The February issue of the Parent Post is coming to your email inboxes shortly. Read up on all the latest news from #LRSD.

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LRSD - ISP Students going back to their home country. What an experience they had! https://t.co/c7echZxTvy

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