Welcome to Winnipeg!
Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and the largest city in the province with well over 780,000 people in population and growing every day.
Once a trading post for aboriginals before the arrival of the European settlers, it has become the most populated city in Canada. Winnipeg has also become known as " the gateway to the west " throughout Canada.
There are more than 100 languages spoken in Winnipeg, most common being English followed by French, Tagalog, German, Punjabi, Ukranian and several aboriginal languages such as Ojibwee and Cree.
Employment within Winnipeg is strong with trade, manufacturing, educational, health care, and social assistance sectors.
Winnipeg has a multicultural arts scene that pulls in from all of the heritages that built this community: you will find theaters, opera houses, film festivals, orchestras, ballet and museums.
Not to forget the ample and lush dining scene that takes it roots from the cultures that have embraced Winnipeg as their home land giving them famous dishes such as Schmoo torte and Wafer Pie.
In the same district you will find world renowned universities and colleges such as: University of Manitoba, Universite de Saint-Boniface, Red River College and Booth University College.
Winnipeg has also become infamous for being associated with a popular character out of a children's novel – Winnie the Pooh written by A.A. Milne.
For all of you sports fanatics, Winnipeg Manitoba is home to some amazing teams as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose, lets not forget Winnipeg Goldeyes.
When visiting Winnipeg, you will see there is so much cultural diversity lending to events, festivals, celebrations and excitement at every turn! Winnipeg Manitoba is hosting the 2017 Canada Summer Games from August 11 through to August 13; featuring over 16 sports competing in over 250 events! This community is expecting to see an influx of over 20,000 visitors and over 4,000 athletes and coaches.
You are going to need to be tough to survive the climate and weather conditions in Winnipeg with temperatures reaching a bone chilling –40 degrees Celsius in the winter months and then up to + 28 degrees Celsius in the summer months. Making it some of the coldest temperatures in Canada.
This is why Cork Spray for the exterior of properties in Winnipeg is great.
Cork spray is an innovative colored finish, formulated with water-based resins and cork. Cork spray has excellent features of thermal insulation, sound absorption, breath-ability, water repellent and elasticity. It is usable as a colored finish for facades and thermal plaster. It has excellent adhesion capability to any kind of substrate and for this reason, it can be used in many situations such as wood, metal, plasters, synthetic materials, cementitious substrates, both inside and outside.
Cork spray contributes to the thermal and acoustic insulation of the walls to which it is applied, and it protects the structure from the absorption of wind driven rain.