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WOLF NEWS #2 Since Dr.Alistair Bath, Professor of Geography, from Memorial University, Newfoundland, attended Thompson’s first international Wolf and Carnivore Conference in 2012 as a keynote speaker, Spirit Way Inc. (SWI) has been communicating with Canadian universities on wolf related projects. Dr. Bath became intrigued with a small city in northern Manitoba where there are […]

Wolf Workshops with Dr. Alistair Bath, MUN

Two Wolf Workshops entitled, “€œAre Wolves an Asset or Liability”€, were recently held in Thompson and Winnipeg and facilitated by Dr. Alistair Bath, Associate Professor at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Bath proceeded to go through a very comprehensive and interactive session that tackled all aspects of wolf development from identifying key issues, creating […]

Spirit Way Initiatives for 2013

Spirit Way Inc was formed in 2004 and has made incredible progress with creating a walkway with points of interest that highlight unique aspects of Thompson. It’s now recognized as a Manitoba Star Attraction and listed as one of the “Top 20 Places to Visit in Manitoba”. Each year the volunteer Board raises funds, plans […]

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Tremendous Wolf & Carnivore Conference!

Thank you to all the attendees and keynote speakers for attending and participating in the conference. Here is a summary of what took place and suggestions what Thompson should do to become a global Wolf Centre of Excellence! WOLF & CARNIVORE CONFERENCE 2012 REPORT ATTENDANCE Thompson, Manitoba’€™s first international Wolf & Carnivore Conference was attended […]

Suggested Name for NHL Team!

TOP 10 REASONS TO NAME THE TEAM – MANITOBA WOLVES: 1. A wolf-named hockey team in a “€œwolf economy” in Manitoba is mutually beneficial and will have a strong synergy as both Brands and Product Positioning move forward. 2. A well designed wolf logo will generate much stronger Brand Equity and more recognizable Brand Imagery than […]

“Wolves Without Borders” Project Started in 3 Countries!

Wolves, €”we may love or fear them, €”but some young people just want to understand them. Children at three schools in the United States, Mexico and Canada will work together on a “Wolves without Borders” project to learn about wolves in all three regions starting in March, 2011. One of the groups includes elementary students in […]

Wolves Without Borders

The Wolves without Borders initiative is an exciting opportunity for our Ecole Riverside school Grade 6 students to study wolves in a local and international context.  Representatives from Spirit Way Inc. and the School District of Mystery Lake met to discuss how this project will be carried out at Riverside School. A Wolves Without Borders […]

Wolf Park on Hold

After two years of work by Spirit Way Inc’s (SWI) volunteer ad hoc committee (Marion Morberg, Volker Beckmann, Dr. Ken Bingham, Wayne Hall, Tom O’Brien, Penny Byer), Mayor Johnston presented SWI a Letter of Understanding regarding the proposed Wolf Park, four weeks before construction was to start, that was not acceptable. Further discussion will be […]

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Spirit Way Inc Active This Summer

As summer arrives in the North, residents and visitors look forward to the long warm days. Thompson is a summer and winter playground and there are a zillion things to do in the surrounding pristine wilderness. Friends of Spirit Way have met to discuss more landscaping and other beautification and maintenance tasks to be undertaken […]

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Finalist for Manitoba Tourism Award

The Spirit Way group was pleasantly surprised to learn that the Spirit Way attraction was a finalist in the Manitoba Tourism Award for MARKETING EXCELLENCE. The gala Awards ceremonies are hosted by Travel Manitoba and held in Winnipeg each year. The Awards date is May 26, 2010. Spirit Way has primarly been developed by many […]