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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.
More about Winnipeg

Facts and Stats for Winnipeg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Winnipeg

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

    • Air Pollution 34.26 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.8 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35.8 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.59 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 36.41 (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 49.73 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 48.91 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55.85 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 48.4 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.56 (High)
    • Attacks 47.31 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.97 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.05 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 32.63 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.93 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.9 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.58 (High)
  • Living in Winnipeg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Winnipeg is 130.71 (High)

    • Safety Index 46.01 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 26.04 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 44.1 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.97 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.31 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.12 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.02 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 90.6 (Moderate)
    • 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 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.06 USD

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

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