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May 12 is Manitoba Day!

The Manitoba Act, which created the Province of Manitoba, was passed by the Parliament of Canada, and received Royal Assent on May 12, 1870. The act was proclaimed on July 15, 1870, when Manitoba joined Canadian Confederation as its fifth province. Celebration of Manitoba Day on May 12 has grown into an annual community event since Manitoba's centennial in 1970.

Origin of the name Manitoba

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Print and colour the Manitoba flag. Then post it in your window or elsewhere. Share a photo of you, your family and your coloured flag on social media using

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