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The Winnipeg Clinic

The Winnipeg Clinic is one of the largest multispecialty clinics in Canada.

 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

About Winnipeg

Winnipeg, with a population of 700,000 is the capital city of Manitoba. Originally founded because of the fur trade at the confluence of The Red and Assiniboine Rivers, the city was incorporated in 1873 and grew into a major commercial center for Western Canada. A traditionally stable economy is based on agriculture, manufacturing, financial institutions and service industries.

The University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba with its Medical College are located here Winnipeg, The University of Manitoba has the honour of being one of the first university in Western Canada. There are two university teaching hospitals and five community hospitals. The National Virology Lab is located in Winnipeg. Pharmaceutical companies outside the city centre are both developing new drugs and manufacturing drugs.

The city offers a complete range of cultural events including theatre groups, symphony orchestra, opera and the world famous Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The annual summer festival, Folklorama, celebrates the city's multicultural heritage. Many excellent restaurants offer every variety of cuisine.

Professional football Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Can-Am Stadium, Polo Park; professional hockey, Manitoba Moose at the new MTS (Manitoba Telephone System) Arena downtown; and professional baseball, Winnipeg Goldeyes at the Can West Global Park together with soccer and other sports are major activities.

Recreational possibilities abound, particularly for golf and fishing in the summer and for curling and cross country skiing in winter. Cottage country is a one or two hour drive. Excellent housing in both traditional and modem styles with easy access to downtown is available at attractive prices. Modern downtown and suburban shopping malls, boutiques, and specialty stores satisfy all consumer needs.

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