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Chasing Waterfalls in Manitoba

Are you the person who steps out their front door every morning wishing for an adventure? Do you often think about seeing more of Canada’s beautiful wilderness? Thompson is a unique travel spot in Canada, hosting 3 of Manitoba’s Star Attractions! Well on it’s way to becoming the Wolf Capital of the World, it is […]

The Art of the North

Every artist dips their brush into their own soul, and paints their own nature into their pictures. ~ Henry Ward Beecher The year of 2017 has brought the world many gifts, especially in the form of art. Thompson Spirit Way has dedicated its life to raising awareness for our wolf population and creating a wolf […]

Becoming a Certified Polar Bear Whisperer

You’ve heard about the Wolf and Carnivore Conference we are hosting on October 18, but did you also know about our special feature taking place on October 20? The Polar Bear Workshop, presented by Russian researcher Nikita Ovsyanikov, is an all-day practical and theoretical seminar to best demonstrate managing polar bear encounters. A great opportunity […]

Lodging in Thompson

Our upcoming Wolf and Carnivore Conference on October 18-19 is helping pilot our wolf economy in Thompson, Manitoba. The community of Thompson has been such a great help in making this possible right down to the people providing accommodations. Below is a list of all the hotels that offer a special conference rate for your […]

Wildlife Whisperers: Coming October 2017

We’d like to introduce you to some of the speakers for our upcoming Wolf and Carnivore Conference on October 18-19, 2017 in Thompson! We are very excited to welcome such brilliant and passionate people as speakers! There is limited space at the conference so be sure to register soon! Early bird offer ends on July […]

Wolf Talk – Wolf and Carnivore Conference

We are hosting a Wolf and Carnivore Conference on October 18, 2017 here in Thompson, Manitoba! With world-renowned scientists, researchers and speakers attending it’s sure to be an enlightening experience. Thompson has a healthy wolf population roaming its surrounding boreal forests. Our wolf population size is unstudied, yet even in their elusive nature we have […]

WOLVES & PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS

WOLF NEWS #9 By Bonnie Bishop. As a university student in the Department of Geography at Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, research can take one many places around the world. For me, Thompson, Manitoba was not a place I ever thought I would end up. Before starting this project, I had a strong interest in […]

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HOW TO BECOME A MASTER WOLF TRACKER!

WOLF NEWS #7 At the Wildlife Society Conference, held in Winnipeg in October, 2015, members of Spirit Way Inc. and the Boreal Discovery Centre from Thompson promoted their plans and programs to a record attendance of 1560 people. A few university students who visited the Wolf Capital of the World display booth were dismayed to […]

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LIFE IS DIFFERENT AT THE END OF THE ROAD

WOLF NEWS #6 (This was an editorial posted by Rob Schultz in the International Wolf magazine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.) Recently I traveled to Thompson, Manitoba. Surrounded by boreal forest, this northern mining community is known for its harsh winters—with temperatures falling so low that automobile and aircraft engine manufacturers test their products there in some […]

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Developing a Wolf Economy

WOLF NEWS #5 In February 2012, a team of people from Spirit Way Inc, University College of the North, Travel Manitoba, The Wildlife Society/Manitoba and Frontiers North Adventures met with government ministers in Winnipeg to present a Discussion Paper entitled “Building a Wolf Economy”. It was prepared after Thompson Unlimited had funded a Feasibility Study […]

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