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Prix Manitoba Award

In 1987, the provincial government initiated the Prix Awards to recognize Manitobans and organizations which enhanced the quality of provincial life in the areas of culture, heritage, recreation, and multiculturalism. A partial list of award recipients follows. The awards were presented most recently in 2003.

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People

Recipient

Community

Year

Fratellanza Amatese

Winnipeg

1993

Nancy Anderson

Winnipeg

2001

Brian Bailey

Neepawa

2000

Robert Barrow

Winnipeg

1989

Tony Beach

Winnipeg

1996

Borislaw N. Bilash

Winnipeg

2002

David Bradell

Reston

1993

Lorraine Brandson

Churchill

1991

Jean Broadfoot

Winnipeg

1996

Margaret A. Carter

Winnipeg

1991

Susan Charles

Dugald

1992

Mae Chwaluk

Oakburn

2002

Donalee Deck

Winnipeg

2000

Denise Desjarlais

Leaf Rapids

2000

Joanne DiCosimo

Winnipeg

1997

Dan Donahue

Winnipeg

1998

George E. Down (1913-1994)

Holland

1994

Henry Engbrecht

Winnipeg

2000

Frank Froese

Steinbach

2002

Leanne Gregory

Brandon

2003

Jean Oscar “John” Guiboche (1927-2003)

Portage la Prairie

1999

Harry Gutkin (1916-2004)

Winnipeg

1997

Leigh Hambly

Winnipeg

1989

Jack Harper

Winnipeg

1993

Benjamin Horch (1907-1992)

Winnipeg

1987

Charles Richard Huband

Winnipeg

1998

Marilyn Huband

Winnipeg

1998

Lawrence Klippenstein

Winnipeg

1998

Larry Kristjanson

Gimli

2000

Sid Kroker

Winnipeg

1993

Gilles Lesage

St. Boniface

1990

Shirley Loewen

St. Norbert

1999

William H. Loewen

St. Norbert

1999

Roland Mahe

Winnipeg

1995

Rosemary Malaher

Winnipeg

1992

Leslie Marks

Winnipeg

1996

Judy Marvin

Forrest

1998

Neil McDonald

Hamiota

2001

Earl Townsend Mills (1915-2003)

Winnipeg

2001

Aiden O’Brien

Winnipeg

1989

Ken Osborne

Winnipeg

1996

David Patsack

Portage la Prairie

2003

Anelia “Nellie” Pawlik (1913-2015)

Winnipeg

1992

Jeanne Perreault (c1919-2008)

Winnipeg

1995

Virginia Petch (1946-2018)

Winnipeg

1998

Leo Pettipas

Winnipeg

1995

Neal Putt

Winnipeg

1992

Pamela B. Rebello

Winnipeg

 

Sharon F. Reilly

Winnipeg

1999

Shirley Render

Winnipeg

1990

Joe Robertson

Dauphin

1996

Marcia Rowat

Inglis

1998

Harry Schellenberg

Winnipeg

1989

C. Thomas Shay

Winnipeg

1997

Diane Skalenda

Winnipeg

1989

Shirlee Anne Smith

Winnipeg

1995

Elsa Snikeris

Winnipeg

1988

E. Leigh Syms

Winnipeg

1994

Corinne Tellier

Winnipeg

1997

James Ogden Turner (1913-1998)

Winnipeg

1995

Peter Oliver Walker (1939-2011)

Winnipeg

1989

Lorne Watson (1919-2010)

Brandon

1996

Valentine “Val” Werier (1917-2014)

Winnipeg

1989

Noah Witman

Winnipeg

1989

Timothy Worth

Winnipeg

1994

Organizations

Recipient

Community

Year

Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals

Winnipeg

1995

Association of Manitoba Archivists

Winnipeg

1990

Beta Sigma Phi - Manitoba Chi

Shoal Lake

2003

Boundary Commission - North West Mounted Police Trail Association

Emerson

1991

Clegg Collection of Horse-Drawn Vehicles (Roland E. Clegg)

Arrow River

2000

Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum

Brandon

1994

Dugald Costume Museum

Dugald

1988

Festival du Voyageur

St. Boniface

1989

Fisher Branch Women’s Institute

Fisher Branch

2001

Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg

Winnipeg

1989

The Forks Heritage Advisory Committee

Winnipeg

2002

Friends of Old Pinawa

Pinawa

2001

Friends of Spruce Woods

Glenboro

2000

Gimli Municipal Heritage Committee

Gimli

1996

Gretna History Committee

Gretna

1988

Hamiota Aquatic Centre

Hamiota

2000

Hudson’s Bay Company

Toronto

1995

India School of Dance, Music and Theatre

Winnipeg

1987

International Centre of Winnipeg

Winnipeg

1989

Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada

Winnipeg

1989

Lower Fort Garry Volunteer Association

Lower Fort Garry

1993

Manitoba Association of Community Arts Councils

Winnipeg

1995

Margaret Laurence Home Committee

Neepawa

1990

Magdaragat Philippine Folk Arts

Winnipeg

1989

Manitoba Council of the Girl Guides of Canada

Winnipeg

1998

Manitoba Crafts Museum

Winnipeg

2001

Manitoba Historical Society

Winnipeg

1998

Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature

Winnipeg

1991

Manitoba Theatre Centre

Winnipeg

2000

Memorial Park - Selo Site

Dauphin

2001

Mennonite Heritage Village Ladies Auxiliary

Steinbach

1996

Moncur Gallery of Prehistory

Boissevain

1991

Morden and District Museum

Morden

2001

Morning Musicale

Winnipeg

1998

Mosaic Massey

Brandon

1995

Neepawa Theatre Centre

Neepawa

1993

Optimist International Band Festival

Winnipeg

2000

Paulencu Family Farmhouse

Lennard

2002

Selkirk District Ukrainian Dance School

Selkirk

2000

Sled Smart Snowmobile Safety Awareness Program

Winnipeg

2001

Société historique de Saint-Boniface, Centre du patrimoine

St. Boniface

1999

Souris River Communications Cooperative

Souris

1989

The Sunshine Fund

Winnipeg

1996

Western Canada Aviation Museum

Winnipeg

1999

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg

1988

Winnipeg Music Competition Festival

Winnipeg

1995

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 December 2018

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