Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Portage and Main 1918

On November 11, the sheer joy about the end of World War I swept Winnipeg as it did much of the country. Although there was much pride in Canada as a nation, the war left deep losses in many communities including Winnipeg with many not returning home.

Winnipeg at this point was a very young city but the dynamic of Portage and Main was established as a place to celebrate and to remember.

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