UMRA Activities & Events

This page provides information regarding the President's Receptions from 2006 to the present year and information about other activities and events our retirees participate in.


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The University of Manitoba Retirees Association have planned a summer event to take a Trolley Bus Tour of our fair City of Winnipeg.  Visit the charming French quarter of St. Boniface and the Exchange District National Historic Site, a popular filming location for a number of major motion pictures where you find North America’s largest collection of turn-of-the-century architecture. See the Bell MTS Place hockey arena, home of the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets; and the community club where music legends The Guess Who and Neil Young got their start.  Pass through Osborne Village—voted Canada’s greatest neighborhood in 2012—view the stately mansions on Wellington Crescent, and enjoy the grandeur of the 400-acre Assiniboine Park. Marvel at the world’s only human rights museum; a 16th-century Venetian merchant’s palace; and one of Canada’s most mysterious architectural wonders, the Manitoba Legislative Building.  For an hour and forty-five minutes, the guide will help you experience the very best sights and stories the River City has to offer on our award-winning flagship sightseeing tour. Learn why Manitoba’s capital was once called the ‘wickedest city in Canada’, how a local team became history’s first Olympic hockey champions, Winnipeg’s shocking connection to the world famous spy—James Bond—and much, much more. This tour is humorous, engaging, and as ‘the best first thing to do in Winnipeg’, will help you discover what makes the city at the heart of the country so special!

The specific details are as follows:

DATE:  Tuesday July 10, 2018
TIME:   10:30 a.m.
LOCATION:  Meet in front of the Forks Market (1 Forks Market Road)
COST:  $28.61   (Ticket cost of $27.25 plus $1.36 sales tax)

Please go on-line to purchase your ticket for the above date and time using this link.             

Seating is limited to 32 on the trolley so buy your ticket(s) early!  If you have any difficulties with this process please do not hesitate to contact Daniel Sitar at 204-789-3532, or email or contact Janet Sealey at 204-795-3032 or


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