The Forks, Winnipeg

historic site, meeting place and green space located at the confluence of the Red River and the Assiniboine River in Downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Forks is the name given to the place where the Red River of the North and Assiniboine River river join (their confluence). It is located in the city of Winnipeg, Canada.

History change

The location of The Forks was the same for 700 years. Before that, the Assiniboine River joined the Red River of the North near the end of the La Salle River.[1]

Events change

Canada Day is celebrated in The Forks.[2]

References change

  1. "Canadian Science Publishing". doi:10.1139/e89-156.
  2. "Canada Day at The Forks presented by Rogers - The Forks". 9 August 2012. Archived from the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)