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

Thompson to host Ron MacLean & Hometown Hockey

City of Thompson press release, September 9, 2014 In a press release this morning, Sportsnet revealed the locations of the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour. The City of Thompson is excited to announce that Thompson has been selected as one of the 25 communities to host a hockey festival as part...more

Beautiful new hotel in Gillam, MB!

Nelson Extended Stay hotel in Gillam, MB

Exciting news for Gillam, MB! A new option for accomodation in this busy northern town located between Thompson and Churchill on the Hudson Bay Rail Line has just recently opened - the...more

Featured Attraction

Burge Lake Provincial Park (Lynn Lake)

Burge Lake is a small, scenic campground with eight walk-up, non-electrical sites (no charge).  All sites are suitable for tents and some can accommodate large motor homes.  There are pit privy bathrooms, complimentary firewood, and hand water pump and a group-use picnic shelter.
The campground is just minutes away from the... » more

Featured Event

March 6-8, 2015

Join us in Thompson (the only northern location selected for this exciting opportunity!) for a hockey festival this March! Ron MacLean (Canadian sportscaster for the CBC, best known for hosting Hockey Night in Canada) will host a half-hour pre-game show live from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio in Thompson leading into the live telecast of the NHL game in Calgary between the Ottawa Senators and Flames. Other Sportsnet personalities, will also make appearances during the intermission and post-game show.

Each week during the 2014/15 NHL season, the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will roll into a different community across the country with a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for all ages, culminating in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday. 

For the complete tour schedule, go to http://www.hometownhockey.com .

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