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Manitoba, Canada is a prairie province filled with lakes connected by streams, creeks, canals and rivers surrounded by aspen parklands, boreal forests, prairie grasslands and the Canadian Shield.
The capital city of Manitoba Canada is Winnipeg. Winnipeg lies at the geographic centre of Canada and North America. The capital is well known for its cultural community, business environment, year round adventures and arts scene.
The highlights of the Province of Manitoba. Manitoba has 100,000 lakes and waterways; the largest denning site for Polar Bears is in Wapusk National Park in northern Manitoba; Home to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (first national museum outside of Ottawa - Canada’s capital); The Royal Canadian Mint produces all of Canada’s money and the money for over 60 governments all over the world; Manitoba is one of the best places in the world to view Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and it is home to the largest mating dens for red-sided garter snakes in the world.
The featured natural attractions and places of interest include Assiniboine Park (1,100 acres (450 ha); Lake Winnipeg, one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes; Riding Mountain National Park (Wasagaming); Morden's Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre has the largest collection of prehistoric marine fossils; Duck Mountain Provincial Park (home to Baldy Mountain - manitoba's highest mountain at 831 metres); and Grand Beach Provincial Park (3 km sandy beach along the shores of Lake Winnipeg).