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”.
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.