Africanad Carnival

Business Owner

Our local community is rich in artists of all kinds, designers, writers, poets, artists, musicians, etc. of Afro-Caribbean descent and other ethnic backgrounds. Africanad festival is set up to provide an entertainment platform to have free on stage performances featuring local artists and artists from Africa and the Caribbean, featuring music from genres, such as Reggae, Afrobeat, Soca, Afro house, and Afro-pop. There will be many local vendors at the venue, from which attendees can purchase and learn about local products, such as from food, clothing, jewelry, arts, wares, health and beauty products.

Remembrance Day in the Exchange

Sabrina Janke Updates

In recognition of the centennial of the Armistice of World War One, it seems fitting to highlight a small selection of the buildings that were impacted by the war here on the homefront. Overseas, Winnipeg would face massive losses. The Provincial Archives of Manitoba have identified 1,092 casualties from the First World War alone. As devastation raged in Europe, Winnipeg was facing it’s own struggles with the war. Scarcely anything in the city was left untouched by the Great War, impacting both the use of public spaces and the day-to-day operations of our smaller businesses.   Market Square   Winnipeg’s original market square stood where the Public Safety building now stands today. Since it opened in 1877, the Market Building …