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Arctic Glacier Winter Park Programming

Posted on Jan 23, 2013 by The Forks Market

Many believe that not much happens around here in the winter months. What kind of events and activities could you possibly do in the winter time?

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Teekca's Aboriginal Boutique

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 by The Forks Market

Like many Forks Market tenants, Marilyn Tanner – Spence didn’t initially plan on owning her own business. Prior to taking the huge step of opening her own boutique, Marilyn was involved...

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Making of the Red River Mutual Trail

Posted on Jan 09, 2013 by The Forks Market

A step-by-step guide to winter fun The Red River Mutual Trail is a skating and multi-use path along portions of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers. Some years, The Red River Mutual Trail has made the Guinness Book Of World Records as the longest natural ice skating trail in the world (8.5...

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Winter Wonderland

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 by The Forks Market

With Christmas just around the corner (9 days and counting), and as my oldest son Connor turns sixteen, five days before Christmas, I’m reminded of when he was little and the fascination that...

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Warming Huts

Posted on Dec 07, 2012 by The Forks Market

We recently announced the winners of the Warming Hut v.2013: Art and Architecture on Ice. One winner from Cambridge, one from New York and one from Winnipeg. As well we rolled out our invited architect from Montreal and the U of M entry.

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Hempyrean : Your Eco-Friendly Clothing Company

Posted on Nov 25, 2012 by The Forks Market

It is easy to recognize the value of natural ingredients when it comes to food, health and beauty products. But what about the value of natural clothing? While most people know basic types of fabric, not many concern themselves with the impact that their clothing makes on the environment....

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Soul of The Forks

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 by The Forks Market

It’s been almost 20 years since my mother’s sister last visited her home town Winnipeg. During a family visit this past summer my aunt, a former antique shop owner and now an aspiring poet, story teller and writer, recalled how she always enjoyed “the shops in those...

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Taking Green to the Next Level

Posted on Nov 05, 2012 by The Forks Market

We’ve got an impressive goal with our Target Zero initiative: zero garbage, zero water consumption and zero carbon emissions. This year, we saw some real green when it came to this initiative, both environmental and cold, hard cash.

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Chilean Corner

Posted on Oct 30, 2012 by The Forks Market

For over eight years now Marta Reyes has been serving up exceptional Chilean cuisine at The Forks Market. Those...

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The Waterfront

Posted on Oct 22, 2012 by The Forks Market

As many of you may know we are working on a long term plan for Winnipeg’s downtown waterfront – really a 20-30 year vision of what can be...

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