Wikipedia:WikiProject Manitoba

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WikiProject Manitoba
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Nuvola apps kpdf.png Welcome to WikiProject Manitoba, a collaboration area and group of editors dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of Manitoba. This project is a child project of WikiProject Canada.

(For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and the Guide to WikiProjects).

Scope and Motivation Scope and Motivation

Our scope covers all Manitoba-related articles; this includes cities, flowers, animals, history figures, and other miscellaneous Manitoba content. For purposes of organization, all such articles should be included in the Category:Manitoba, or one of its subcategories.

  • Manitoba is nicknamed the "Gateway to the West", with the longitudinal centre of Canada located just west of Winnipeg at 96 degrees, 48 minutes, 35 seconds W.
  • Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba, is home to The Forks, a national Historic site of Canada.
  • Manitoba has two official languages: English and French.
  • Manitoba was established as a province in 1870, making it one of the oldest provinces of Canada.
  • Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport is one of Canada's busiest airports for passenger traffic.


  1. All articles related to Manitoba in some way, whether it be a historical figure, a flower, or even an image should be tagged with {{WikiProject Canada |class= |importance= | mb=yes }} , the project banner. This identifies them as within our scope, and places them in to a category, to allow organization, and future improvement.
  2. Participants in the project should remain civil when communicating within the project.
  3. Be bold in editing articles, or templates related to the project. This is a wiki, so if someone doesn't like your change, they can just revert it back. It can't hurt!
  4. See also: Naming conventions

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Active members

To join WikiProject Manitoba, edit this section and add # {{User|yourusername}} and any comments to the following list of members in alphabetical order by username.

  1. jdobbin (talk · contribs) - Winnipeg
  2. Josephprymak (talk · contribs) - research on parks, First Nations, fur trade history, land use studies
  3. Mitchazenia (talk · contribs) - Roads and towns of Manitoba.
  4. Krazytea (talk · contribs) - amateur sports, Rural Southeast Manitoba, Biology and Conservation, Politics,
  5. Spock of Vulcan (talk · contribs) - Winnipeg schools
  6. Toad573 (talk · contribs) - Cadets, 17 Wing
  7. Mkdw (talk · contribs)
  8. Bionitech (talk · contribs)
  9. Classenc (talk · contribs)
  10. Interlaker (talk · contribs)
  11. Nerdgoonrant (talk · contribs) - History, Winnipeg, Arts and Culture, Politics
  12. raccoonny (talk · contribs) - Placename etymologies
  13. Felspar13 (talk · contribs) Protected spaces

Honor Roll

We recognize those wikipedians that have contributed the raising the quality of the coverage of Manitoba related topics over the years. While they may have travelled on to other areas of interest, their work here continues to be valued.

  1. GrooveDog (talk · contribs) - Project Founder
  2. Greeves (talk · contribs)
  3. Zef (talk · contribs)
  4. JohnJardine (talk · contribs) - Engineering, Science
  5. Dreamafter (talk · contribs)
  6. EditingMachine (talk · contribs)
  7. Qyd (talk · contribs)
  8. MBueckert (talk · contribs) - Manitoba courts and laws
  9. Guff Brooking (talk · contribs)
  10. NellieBly (talk · contribs) - Winnipeg neighbourhoods and highways
  11. Ccyyrree (talk · contribs) - Winnipeg's buildings, neighbourhoods and history
  12. Kjbavaro (talk · contribs) - updating Altona to Wikipedia:WikiProject Canadian communities/Structure guideline adding content

Member userboxes

You may place either {{User WikiProject Manitoba}} or {{User WP Manitoba}} on your user page to display one of the following userboxes:

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Either of these templates will add your user page to:

For other Manitoba user templates see:

Remember to also add a WikiProject Manitoba UserBox to your user page by pasting the following line onto your User:Your Wikipedia alias page {{User WikiProject Manitoba}}


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New articles

Please feel free to list your new WikiProject Manitoba-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Page.


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{{Infobox settlement}} —All settlements in Manitoba should use {{Infobox Settlement}}. This infobox provides a consistent look between the various types settlements in Manitoba (such as Winnipeg) and settlements in the other parts of Canada like Toronto, Montreal, St. John's, and Edmonton. The default "settlement_type" is city, but it can be changed to reflect any type of settlement, like counties, towns, villages, etc. {{Infobox Settlement}} also has a super imposable dot map feature that allows a map to be used with any settlement in Manitoba.

There is now a locator map for Manitoba. For how to use, for size of button, text, caption etc. see {{Location map}}


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Past work listings can be found in Wikipedia:WikiProject Manitoba/Archive. Feel free to transfer tasks from this page to the archive as they are completed.


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