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  Manitoba - MSN Encarta
Because poor, sandy soils were encountered in the forests to the east and north, the main thrust of settlement was westward and to the south.
Manitoba’s beef cattle herd is among the largest in Canada.
Since the late 19th century the fur trade has been of limited significance to Manitoba’s economy, partly because of a loss of interest by the public in beaver hats and partly because of the depletion of fur-bearing animals.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761559392_3____52/Manitoba.html   (846 words)

 Manitoba - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Manitoba is located in the longitudinal centre of Canada, although it is considered part of Western Canada.
The first European to reach present-day Manitoba was Sir Thomas Button, who travelled upstream along the Nelson River and Lake Winnipeg in 1612 and may have reached somewhere along the edge of the prairies.
John A. Macdonald introduced the Manitoba Act in the Canadian House of Commons and pretended that the question of province or territory was of no significance.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Manitoba   (3133 words)

Manitoba is bordered by Nunavut to the north, Hudson Bay to the northeast, Ontario to the east, the US states of Minnesota and North Dakota to the south, and Saskatchewan to the west.
Manitoba is known as the land of 100,000 lakes, a legacy of enormous Lake Agassiz which covered much of the province after the glaciers retreated.
Manitoba farms also annually account for 4.5 percent of the electricity, 58 percent of the chemicals, and 29 percent of the gasoline and fuel oil consumed in the province.
cms.westport.k12.ct.us /cmslmc/foreignlanguages/canada/manitoba.htm   (4602 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:North America:Canada:Manitoba:Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Central Plains Region, defined by the Government of Manitoba, is a rough triangle with the RM of Glenella in the northwest corner, RM of Victoria in the southwest corner and Rm of MacDonald in the southeast.
The Westman Region, defined by the Government of Manitoba, is a rough square with the RM of Ellice in the northwest corner, RM of Rosedale in the northeast corner, RM of Edward in the southwest corner and Pelican Lake in the southeast.
The 1996 population of the region was 706,000.
dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/Canada/Manitoba/Regions/desc.html   (294 words)

 Manitoba travel guide - Wikitravel
Manitoba [1] is one of Canada's 10 provinces, located on the Prairies.
French is spoken in Winnipeg and the Southern regions of the province.
Manitoba is known as one of the wettest provinces, and has in excess of 100,000 lakes.
wikitravel.org /en/Manitoba   (532 words)

 Northern Region, Manitoba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Region of Manitoba is situated on the Canadian Shield, and includes Manitoba's Hudson Bay coastline.
The region is comprised of four of Statistics Canada's census divisions of Canada: Manitoba Census Divisions No. 19, No. 21, No. 22, and No. 23, which together had a land area of 438,491.51 km² (169,302.52 sq mi), the largest geographical region of Manitoba.
Northern - Parkland - Pembina Valley - Westman
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Region,_Manitoba   (342 words)

 Audubon Science - Christmas Bird Count
Across the region 119 species were recorded, 110 in Alberta, 70 in Saskatchewan, 77 in Manitoba and 20 in the Northwest Territories.
Northern Goshawk numbers were at record levels too, particularly in Manitoba, probably in response to a crash in snowshoe hare populations in northern Canada.
Northern Pygmy-Owls were in good numbers in foothills of the Alberta Rockies, where Sheep River tallied seven.
www.audubon.org /bird/cbc/regional/regional-04.html   (1005 words)

 The Northern Forum - History
The conference made evident a multitude of environmental, climactic, economic and social commonalities faced by residents in northern regions.
Policy makers from twenty-two provincial, regional, and municipal governments gathered to address issues relative to improving the quality of life in northern regions.
They expressed hopes concerning their Northern Forum's initial goal of serving as the primary means of communication to improve trans-boundary cooperation throughout the North.
www.northernforum.org /servlet/content/history.html   (701 words)

 Manitoba Genealogy Records Online
Manitoba as I saw it : from 1869 to date : with flash-lights on the first Riel Rebellion (Ancestry.ca - requires payment) : Searchable online edition of this book by John H. O'Donnell published c1909.
Lisgar District, Manitoba 1891 Census: SD Woodlands & St Paul (Ancestry.ca - requires payment) : This database has over 1600 entries of residents in the census sub-districts of Woodlands (Q) and St. Paul (S) in the census district of Lisgar (#6) in 1891.
Manitoba Free Press (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) (Ancestry.ca - requires payment) : The Manitoba Free Press newspaper was located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
www.genealogysearch.org /canada/manitoba.html   (2333 words)

 BOREAS -- Study Region
The BOREAS Project was set on the northern and southern edges of the Canadian boreal forest in a 1000 x 1000 km region covering most of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada.
Northern Study Area: An area of 8000 square km, located between Thompson Manitoba and Nelson House Manitoba.
Essentially, the northern ecotone of the forest is delineated by temperature (growing degree days) while the southern boundary is determined by moisture stress and fire frequency in central and western Canada, and by ecological competition with temperate deciduous forest to the east of the Great Lakes.
www-eosdis.ornl.gov /BOREAS/bhs/Study_Region.html   (853 words)

 Counties and Regions (Manitoba - Canada)
Elm Creek and District CDC english - The rural community of Elm Creek (RM of Grey) is situated in south central Manitoba, midway between Winnipeg and PortagelaPrairie.
Red River english - The Red River Valley region is known world-wide for its fertile farmland with rich, fl soils.
Regions include Town of The Pas, Rural Municipality of Kelsey, and the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/norame/canada/manitoba/regions.htm   (275 words)

 StartPage.ca Directory /Manitoba/Regions/Northern
Northern Region Profile - Provided by the Government of Manitoba.
Greenstone Community Futures - CFDC is a regionally based organization governed by a volunteer board of directors (appointed through their municipal councils) who represent the communities of Flin Flon, Snow Lake, Cranberry Portage and Sherridon.
Northern Lights Lodge - Fly-in fishing in Northwest Manitoba,to remote camps near Lynn Lake.
www.startpage.ca /dir/Manitoba/Regions/Northern   (187 words)

 Flora of Manitoba Family Entry Point - Right Frame
Manitoba is located in an area of Canada where a number of different vegetation zones converge.
Other maps from this source: Generalized soils of Manitoba and Manitoba ecozones.
A flora of the bryophytes of Manitoba is being developed and can be found at home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~burchil/plants/mosses.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~burchil/plants/entry.html   (441 words)

 Manitoba and Saskatchewan : Active Pursuits : Fishing | Frommers.com
The same clear, cold northern lakes that draw canoeists hold out the chance of catching walleye, northern pike, four species of trout, and Arctic grayling.
Since Manitoba has strong catch-and-release and barbless-hook programs, the number of trophy fish is high.
More than 300 northern outfitters -- both fly-in and drive-in camps -- offer equipment, accommodations, and experienced guides to take you to the best fishing spots.
www.frommers.com /destinations/manitobaandsaskatchewan/1756020352.html   (304 words)

 Welcome to the Manitoba Model Forest
Created in 1992 by a partnership of interested groups, the Manitoba Model Forest is located 90 minutes by automobile northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The 1,047,069 hectare research area is bordered to the east by the Manitoba-Ontario provincial border and to the west by Lake Winnipeg.
The community of Manigotagan is located at the northern border of the region and the community of Pinawa to the south.
www.manitobamodelforest.net /Map.html   (140 words)

 Manitoba Gift Baskets - Gifts and More!
Northern Reflections - A variety of products that are produced in Northern Manitoba or that reflect our Northern region.
Webbers Northern Lodges have published a set of 4 recipe books with collections of recipes that are served at their Northern lodges.
Northern Body Products - Using native plants that are sustainably harvested, this company produces Natures salve and Tu Mina Sisoon lotion, traditionally used to heal dry cracked skin, eczema, sunburn and insect bites.
www.manitobagiftbaskets.com /giftsandmore.html   (454 words)

 Northern Goose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Northern Goose is situated in Manitoba's Interlake Region, in the town of Teulon, less than one hour away from the largest major international fly way for the world famous Canada Goose.
The driving force behind Northern Goose is founder and President Don Salkeld.
Over the last two decades, fueled by Don's determination and enthusiasm, Northern Goose has expanded and thrived to become the only processor of geese intended for the federal and export markets in Canada.
www.northerngoose.com /html/profile.htm   (96 words)

 Where do you want to go birding in Manitoba today?
Birder Hotspots from the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature.
Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada), is located on the south shore of Lake Manitoba (98°23'W, 50°11'N).
The small seaport of Churchill is situated at the northern limit of the great boreal forest on the shores of Canada's Hudson Bay, the largest bay in the world, attracting nesting shorebirds in full plumage, spectacular display, and melodious songs.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/camanitoba.htm   (1013 words)

 University of Manitoba - J.A. Hildes Northern Medical Unit
The J.A. Hildes Northern Medical Unit, established in 1970, is committed to delivering health care to rural and remote areas with predominantly aboriginal populations.
Churchill and Hodgson, Manitoba as well as Rankin Inlet, Nunavut are staffed by full-time physicians.
Needed in Hodgson, Churchill, Norway House, and in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut
www.umanitoba.ca /faculties/medicine/units/northern_medical_unit   (212 words)

 Northern Manitoba Trophy Fishing Trip 1-800-487-0045
Visit the vast northern region of Manitoba and help yourself to the all the lake trout, northern pike, walleye’s and grayling that you could possibly dream of.
Outpost camps provide you with a camp manager, full time cook, meals, bedding, 16’ aluminum boats, motor and fuel and accommodate up to 12 guests and provide access to adjoining lakes and river systems.
The outpost lakes, as well as the main lake, offer fabulous fishing for northern pike and lake trout in the 20 and 30 pound class as well as unbelievable walleye and grayling action.
www.theoutdoorpursuit.com /fishing_manitoba_fishing_1.htm   (281 words)

 Moose Hunting In Manitoba - AFishingTrip.Com
Permit-regulated moose hunting, animal like elk, deer and fl bears, other wilderness and hunting, tracking and shooting skills activities, by boat, wheel, floatplane or foot in remote locations in the north are all popular choices.
As most big game hunters know, their choice stomping grounds are swampy lakes where lots of young trees and vegetation are prevalent, although they can also be found amongst higher forested ground.
Manitoba sports one of the largest moose hunting territories in the known world, with sustainable, responsible environmentally friendly management practices, regulation and tactics in place to protect the species and natural beauty for the generations to come.
www.afishingtrip.com /moose-hunting-manitoba.html   (583 words)

People researching this region may be interested in looking at the history of the Hudson's Bay Company, and York Factory / York Landing, as well as the mining companies in Flin Flon and Thompson.
Northern Manitoba may be cold in the winter, but it is a beautiful trip by train in the summer, seeing the trees with branches only on the south side, and then the wildflowers of the tundra.
Map of Northern Manitoba: Contains links to the communities of Barkers Narrows, Cormorant, Cranberry Portage, Easterville, Flin Flon, Grand Rapids, Grass River Provincial Park, The Pas, Sherridon, and Snow Lake
www.rootsweb.com /~canmb/north.htm   (143 words)

 Template:First Nations in the Northern Region of Manitoba... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Manitoba Food Security   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
f you eat you might be interested in a initiative that is gaining roots and wings throughout all of Manitoba.
In a food system where the average item on our plate travels over 2000 km from farm to Manitoba fork, we have fallen into a long distance relationship with our food and the people who grow, pick and package it.
In short, a Manitoba Food Charter becomes a valuable tool to focus community efforts towards achieving good food for all.
food.cimnet.ca /cim/43C1_4T97T3T7.dhtm   (288 words)

 Fly fish for pike in Manitoba, Canada!
Those who have not tried fly fishing for northern pike are in for a real treat!
These fish will literally stalk your fly, charge your fly, and explode out of the water, leaving you breathless.
One of our customers nearly died when one northern leaped across his float tube.
www.northernangler.mb.ca /pike.html   (374 words)

 Campgrounds Campings Canada: Northern Region
Trophy-size fish swim its deep, clear waters and the northern lights dance in the still night sky.
Journey to Churchill and witness the grace and beauty of the polar bear in its natural habitat.
The Pas Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival and Opaskwayak Indian Days celebrate a proud and colourful past.
www.campcanada.com /Manitoba/NorthernRegion/ManitobaNorthernRegion.cfm   (140 words)

 Manitoba Bed and Breakfast - MB Travel, Lodging, B&B, Inn, Hotel
Manitoba Bed and Breakfast - MB Travel, Lodging, B&B, Inn, Hotel
Hundreds of Manitoba bed & breakfasts, inns and small hotels.
Find accommodations to meet all your lodging needs by searching price and location among 27 other amenities.
www.bnbfinder.com /Manitoba-Bed-and-Breakfast   (218 words)

 Manitoba resort | Beautiful resort in Manitoba
If you are looking for an unique Manitoba resort experience, you will find it here.
Golden Eagle Lodge in northern Manitoba, which is known for its excellent catch-and-release angling for trophy pike, walleye and lake trout.
Enjoy the finest waterfowl hunting and trophy walleye fishing in the heart of Manitoba’s interlake region.
www.infohub.com /Lodgings/country_pages/canada_manitoba2.html   (248 words)

 Manitoba accommodation, attractions, activities, events and travel information.
Manitoba accommodation, attractions, activities, events and travel information.
Northern Manitoba Attractions: Arts and Culture, Entertainment, Museums and Historical Sites, Regional and Community links, Sports and Outdoors and Tours
A site of Manitoba retailers, for tourists or local residents who want to support the Manitoba economy by shopping locally.
canada.travelall.com /mb/index.htm   (391 words)

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