Category: 2017 Edition

Gord Takes Us on Tour

Gord Takes Us on Tour

At 90 years of age, Gord Emberley is a walking encyclopedia of history. He’s a member of the Order of Canada and has received both Queen’s medals, all for his work as an historian. He specializes in the world of aviation history, having spent his working years as a bush pilot. Continue reading “Gord Takes Us on Tour”

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A Glimpse of Ancient History

A Glimpse of Ancient History

Ron Bell estimates he’s taken 350,000 people on tours of the Bannock Point petroform site in the Whiteshell Provincial Park. Not surprising, considering the Nutimik Lake resident and former Manitoba Conservation employee has become one of the foremost authorities on the ancient site. Continue reading “A Glimpse of Ancient History”

Take a Quick  Tour Down Park

Take a Quick Tour Down Park

Running along the Winnipeg River, it’s the street you head down if you want to get to the town dock, where the annual ice fishing derby takes place. It also allows access to the town’s two banks, two hotels, dental clinic, and a lot more. Needless to say, Park Avenue has changed a lot over the decades. Let’s take a quick trip back in time. Photos courtesy of the Lac du Bonnet and District Historical Society except where noted. Continue reading “Take a Quick Tour Down Park”