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Winnipeg as it is in 1874, and as it was in 1860

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Published by s.n.] in [Ottawa? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winnipeg (Man.) -- Description and travel.,
  • Winnipeg (Man.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George B. Elliot.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 24031
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (27 fr.)
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18852365M
    ISBN 100665240317

    Simpson wanted to reduce shipping charges for goods transported between Winnipeg (then called Fort Garry), Manitoba, and St. Paul, Minnesota. The St. Paul business community strongly endorsed the idea and in the fall of the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce offered $ to the first person who could put a steamboat on the Red River. Centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, it is near the longitudinal centre of North America, approximately kilometres (70 mi) north of the Canada–United States border. The city is named after the nearby Lake Winnipeg; the name comes from the Western Cree words for muddy y: Canada.

    out of 5 stars A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue. Reviewed in Canada on Decem If you lived in Winnipeg in the 50's and the 60's or had releatives that were visited often, you would have been very familiar with Portage Avenue during that time frame. It was a very vibrant scene with pedestrians walking shoulder-to-shoulder /5(7).   The focus is on Winnipeg because the timing and conditions surrounding the city's growth make it suggestive of broader trends in the Canadian national project. "Winnipeg" did not exist much before , and it was not incorporated as a city until The development of this particular community represented an important shift in the region.

    I found an old copy of this book at an annual used book sale in Winnipeg. It was the starting point of a long journey that led me to write an historical fiction novel about Winnipeg in this time period. My book, Ravenscraig, just been published by Heartland Associates/5. In Winnipeg in he was arrested and fined for stealing a poll-book on election day. On another occasion, the story goes, he kidnapped his opponent on the eve of an election, brought charges of corruption against him, and then stated that the failure of his opponent to come forward to answer the charges was tantamount to a confession of guilt.


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– On January 5, Francis Evans Cornish, former mayor of London, Ontario, defeated Winnipeg Free Press editor and owner William F. Luxton by a margin of votes to There were only eligible voters in the city at the time, but property owners were allowed to vote in every civic poll in which they owned property.

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