About Emma Durand-Wood

Emma Durand-Wood is a freelance writer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She blogs about her adopted hometown's quirks at www.winnipegomyheart.com and also writes on an eclectic mix of topics ranging from travel, pregnancy and parenting, libraries, and the legal industry. Some of her favourite places to visit are Waterton Lakes National Park, the Niagara region of Ontario, and anywhere on a lake in Manitoba, preferably with a celebrity biography in one hand and a glass of wine in the other.

Churchill: Polar Bear Capital of the World

An historic trading port located around 1700 km north of Winnipeg, Churchill, Manitoba is the undisputed Polar Bear Capital of the World. Every year, this remote little town welcomes thousands of nature lovers from across the globe, who come for the rare opportunity to see … Continue reading

The Loop: A Winnipeg Walking Tour

The Loop is an 8km downtown Winnipeg walking tour that reveals the city’s rich history, Chicago-style modernist architecture, and enthusiastic food culture with 49 numbered stops. Visit some (or all) of them to become acquainted with this big little city’s central neighbourhoods. Begin your walk … Continue reading
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Top 10 Things to do in Winnipeg for Teenagers

Visiting Winnipeg with teens in tow? We’ve got you covered. From great food to major festivals to outdoor fun, there’s no shortage of activities to keep even the toughest-to-please teens happy. Take a look at our top 10 things to do in Winnipeg for teenagers … Continue reading