Welcome To The North...From our pristine lakes to our rugged landscape and endless sky, Northern Manitoba has something to offer the adventurer in you. See the untouched wilderness and the hundreds of species of wildlife -- from polar bears and beluga whales, to caribou and arctic fox. Hear the roar of our majestic waterfalls and the haunting call of the loon. Taste bannock baked over a campfire and feel the warmth of our communities as they welcome you with open arms. This is the north... this is northern Manitoba.
News & Announcements
TOURISM NORTH AGM
Tourism North Manitoba will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 in Thompson, Manitoba at the Thompson Regional Community Centre. AGM is open to the public, if you wish to attend please RSVP to Charlene Grant at firstname.lastname@example.org...more
Nelson River Adventures, up close and personal with wildlife and cultural history
Tourism North is pleased to share some exciting news! A new tour operator, based out of Gillam, MB is moving into business launch come the summer of 2013. Clint Sawchuk...more
Plastic Bag Bans in Northern MB
Visitors to the communities of Thompson, Leaf Rapids and Snow Lake are reminded to bring their reusable shopping bags with them when doing shopping in these communities as there are plastic bag bans in effect.
The bans are in place in the hopes of easing stress on the environment...more
Featured AttractionTradition Outfitters (Cross Lake)
Spring and Fall Bear Hunts: we specialize exclusively in black bear hunting with over 1000 square miles of prime habitat in northern Manitoba, Canada. Tradition Outfitters offer a unique memorable hunting experience with access to bear hunting areas that have never been hunted before to ensure a great opportunity for a...
Featured EventJune 21, 2013
Thompson National Aboriginal Day Events (Thompson)
This all-day event begins with a sunrise ceremony at 5:30 am. A tipi, tents and platform are set up at the celebration site, which moved temporarily last year from MacLean Park at Thompson's City Hall to Centennial Park (due to construction). This year the event will move back to MacLean Park should construction be complete in time.
The morning includes kids events, games & crafts (traditional & modern).
At noon, in the spirit of feasting - a community BBQ is held. The afternoon begins with the Grand Entry, greetings and launch of the Thompson Aboriginal Accord progress report, then comes entertainment, talent show, traditional adult games and contests (jigging, log sawing, goose calling, moose calling, trap setting, etc.). Food booths are incorporated into the day, sample a Bannock Burgers or Indian Taco. The up-and-coming Aboriginal Art Centre for Northern MB has become a welcome partner that is present during the day, visitors will find a variety of local artists with their work on display and for sale.
The evening includes more entertainment, the Soaring Eagle Awards (recognizing outstanding Aboriginal people in the categories of Youth, Adult and Elder), retiring of the flags and fireworks. All events are free to attend and open to all and every aspect of the day is themed around celebrating culture. » more events