Visit Winnipeg - Best of Winnipeg

Fondly referred to as “The Peg”, Winnipeg is Manitoba’s largest city- and its capital. Known for its brick warehouses, grain elevators and rich architecture, Winnipeg is one of the most historically important places in the country. Known for its hard-working populace, the people of Winnipeg have left their mark not only in Canadian history, but also the global one.

Don’t be intimated by its size; take a moment and experience the culture and heritage of “The Peg”.

Winnipeg Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Winnipeg tips for your visit

  • Even though the crime rate in Winnipeg is considered to be high in Canada, on a global scale Winnipeg is considered to be a relatively safe place, be cautions and aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep an eye on your belongings and don’t carry anything flashy and carry just enough cash for the day.
  • “Smash and grab” is a common petty theft. It basically translates to don’t leave anything in the car; don’t leave any opportunity for anyone to break in for loose change or something more valuable.

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Facts and Stats for Winnipeg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Winnipeg

    Know the pollution level of Winnipeg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30.84 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50.72 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.95 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 26.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.35 (Low)
  • Winnipeg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Winnipeg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Winnipeg.

    • Burglary and Theft 51.59 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.8 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.68 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.85 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.7 (High)
    • Attacks 48.4 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 64.37 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.95 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 32.03 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.6 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.65 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.6 (High)
  • Living in Winnipeg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Winnipeg is 146.18 (High)

    • Safety Index 44.63 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 24.67 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 40.9 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.58 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.11 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.83 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.84 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 109.54 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Winnipeg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Winnipeg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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