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MHS Resources: Manitoba Organizations

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Centennial Organizations

The MHS Centennial Organization Award is for non-profit and not-for-profit groups that have operated continuously in Manitoba for 100 years or more. Further information on this program is available here.


Year founded

L’Alliance Francais du Manitoba


Assiniboine School


Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors


Association of Manitoba Municipalities


Bannatyne School


Brandon Club


Brandon University


Brandon YWCA


Brant Consolidated School No. 1703


CAA Manitoba


The Canadian Club of Winnipeg


Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors


Carman Health Auxiliary


Cathedral Church of St. John


Chapman School


Child & Family Services of Western Manitoba


Christmas Cheer Board of Winnipeg


Le Club Belge (Belgian Club)


Convalescent Home of Winnipeg


Cornish Library


Crescent Fort Rouge United Church


Deer Lodge Centre


Elks Lodge No. 10


Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba)


Faraday School


Grace Hospital


Grand Lodge of Manitoba AF & AM


Holy Trinity Anglican Church


Immaculate Heart of Mary School


Kelvin High School


Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg


Linwood School


Lord Roberts School


Manitoba 4-H Clubs


Manitoba Association of Optometrists


Manitoba Beekeepers Association


Manitoba Motorcycle Club


Manitoba School Boards Association (Manitoba Association of School Trustees)


Manitoba Women’s Institute


North West Commercial Travellers’ Association of Canada


Parish Church of Saint Michael and All Angels


Pine Ridge Golf Club


Polish Fraternal Aid Society of St. John Cantius


Portage Collegiate Institute


Portage Health Auxiliary

late 1880s

Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba


Rotary Club of Winnipeg


St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg


St. Demetrius Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church


St. John’s Lawn Bowling Club


St. John’s Library


St. John’s-Ravenscourt School / St. John’s College School / Ravenscourt School


St. Mary’s Academy


St. Matthew’s Cathedral


St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church


St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church


St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church


St. Paul’s Anglican Church


Sanatorium Board of Manitoba / Lung Association of Manitoba


Sprague Community Cemetery


Starbuck United Church


Sturgeon Creek United Church


Treherne Agricultural Society


Ukrainian Catholic Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary


University of Manitoba


University of Winnipeg


University Women’s Club of Winnipeg


Villa Rosa


Village of Winnipegosis


Virden and Communities Chamber of Commerce


Virden and District Health Auxiliary


Wellington Elementary School


Westminster United Church


Whiteshell Baptist Church


Winnipeg Art Gallery


Winnipeg Board of Trade / Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce


The Winnipeg Foundation


Winnipeg Humane Society


Winnipeg Press Club


Winnipeg Sketch Club


The Women’s Canadian Club of Winnipeg


Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg


Young Men’s Hebrew Association (YMHA)


Military Units

Manitoba 44th Battalion

27th “City of Winnipeg” Battalion

78th Battalion (Winnipeg Grenadiers)

Other Organizations

Adanac Club

Agassiz School Division No. 13

Agricultural Societies

Air Training Command No. 2

Ancient Free & Accepted Masons (AF & AM)

Ancient Order of Foresters

Ancient Order of United Workmen

Antler River School Division No. 43

Archdiocese of Winnipeg

Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

Assiniboine Curling Club

Assiniboine Golf Club

Assiniboine Historical Society

Assiniboine Lawn Bowling Club

Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club

Assiniboine North School Division No. 2

Assiniboine South School Division No. 3

Association for Manitoba Archives

Balmoral Hall

Beautiful Plains School Division No. 31

Birch River Municipal School District No. 1502

Birdtail River School Division No. 38

Blackstone Club

Border Land School Division

Boundary School District No. 16

Boundary Commission NWMP Trail Association / Boundary Trail Heritage Region

Brandon Board of Trade / Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Brandon School Division

Brandon Vocational Training Centre / Manitoba Vocational Training Centre / Assiniboine Community College

Brandon Wheat Kings

Breezy Bend Country Club

Brooklands School District No. 1440

Bruxelles Brass Band

Burntwood Curling Club

Caledonian Curling Club

Canadian Army Dental Corps (CADC)

Canadian Army Medical Corps (CAMC)

Canadian Institute of International Affairs / Canadian International Council

Canadian Order of Foresters

Canukeena Club

Carman Curling Club / Carman Golf Club / Carman Golf and Curling Club

Charleswood Curling Club

Civic Curling Club

Civic Caledonian Curling Club

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

Commercial Club of Winnipeg / Carleton Club

Communist Party of Canada (Manitoba Branch)

Concordia Club

Conservative Party / Progressive Conservative Party

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF)

Canadian Pacific Railway Curling Club / Victoria Curling Club

Dauphin Ochre School Division No. 33

Deer Lodge Curling Club

Delta Waterfowl Foundation

Diocese of Rupert’s Land

Doctors Manitoba / Manitoba Medical Association

Duck Mountain School Division No. 34

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Eaton Curling Club

Elmhurst Golf and Country Club

Elmwood Curling Club

Evergreen School Division No. 22

Flin Flon School District No. 2228 / Flin Flon School Division No. 46

Fort Garry Curling Club

Fort Garry School Division No. 5

Fort La Bosse School Division No. 41

Fort Rouge Curling Club

Fort Whyte Nature Centre [FortWhyte Alive]

Fraternal Order of Eagles

Glendale Golf and Country Club

Grain Exchange Curling Club

Granite Curling Club

Gray Academy of Jewish Education

Greater Winnipeg Sanitary District

Greater Winnipeg Water District

Grey Nuns

Gyro Club of Winnipeg

Hanover School Division

Heather Curling Club

Homestead School District No. 1581

Hoof and Horn Club

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire / IODE Canada

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba / Chartered Professional Accountants Manitoba

Interlake School Division No. 21

Intermountain School Division No. 36

International Concatenated Order of Hoo-Hoo

Jewish Radical School

Joseph Zuken Memorial Association

The Junior League of Winnipeg

Kelsey School Division No. 45

Knights of Pythias

Knowles Home for Boys / Knowles School for Boys / Knowles Centre

Lakeshore School Division No. 23

Lakewood Country Club

Law Society of Manitoba

Liberal Party

The Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert's Land

Lord Selkirk School Division

Louis Riel School Division

Louisa Loeb Permit Teachers of Manitoba

Loyal Orange Lodge / Grand Orange Lodge of Manitoba

Sir Hugh John Macdonald Memorial Hostel / Macdonald Youth Services / The Link

Manitoba Archaeological Society

Manitoba Arts Council

Manitoba Association of Architects

Manitoba Association of Parent Councils

Manitoba Bar Association

Manitoba Centennial Corporation

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Manitoba Club

Manitoba Curling Association / Manitoba Ladies Curling Association

Manitoba Dairy Association

Manitoba Dental Association

Manitoba Educational Association

Manitoba Elks Association

Manitoba Forestry Association

Manitoba Genealogical Society

Manitoba Good Roads Association

Manitoba Grain Growers Association / United Farmers of Manitoba / Progressive Party of Manitoba

Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation / Manitoba Habitat Conservancy

Manitoba Heritage Federation

Manitoba Historical Society [Manitoba Scientific and Historical Society]

Manitoba Horticultural Association

Manitoba Hospital Service Association / Manitoba Medical Service / Manitoba Blue Cross

Manitoba Hotel Association

Manitoba Metis Federation

Manitoba Museum

Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association / College of Pharmacists of Manitoba

Manitoba Progressive Party

Manitoba Record Society

Manitoba School for the Deaf

Manitoba Society of Artists

Manitoba Soil Science Society

Manitoba Sugar Beet Producers’ Association

Manitoba Teachers’ Federation / Manitoba Teachers’ Society

Manitoba War Brides Association

Manitoba Water Council

Manitoba Women’s Institutes

Manitoba Yacht Club / Royal Manitoba Yacht Club

Maple Leaf Curling Club

Martin’s Heights School District No. 16


Mentors’ Club of Winnipeg

Midland School Division No. 25

Morden Curling Club

Morris-Macdonald School Division No. 19

Motor Country Club

Mountain School Division No. 28

Natural History Society of Manitoba / Manitoba Naturalists Society / Nature Manitoba

New Democratic Party (NDP)

Niakwa Country Club

North Springfield School District No. 38

Northern Manitoba Trappers’ Festival

Norwood School Division No. 8

Old Timers’ Association of Manitoba

Outlook Club of Winnipeg

Parkland Ukrainian Pioneer Association

Patrons of Industry

Pelly Trail School Division No. 37

Pembina Curling Club

Pembina Trails School Division

Pembina Valley School Division No. 27

I. L. Peretz School / I. L. Peretz Folk School

Photographers’ Association of Western Canada

Pine Creek School Division No. 30

Political Equality League

Portage Country Club

Portage la Prairie School Division No. 24

Red River College

Red River School Division No. 17

River East School Division No. 9 / River East Transcona School Division

Riverview Health Centre

Rolling River School Division No. 39

Royal Templars of Temperance

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

St. Boniface College / Université de Saint-Boniface

St. Boniface Historical Society (La Société historique de Saint-Boniface)

St. Boniface School Division No. 4

St. Charles Country Club

St. David’s Society of Winnipeg

St. James - Assiniboia School Division

St. John’s College

St. Johns Curling Club

St. Paul’s College

St. Vital Curling Club

St. Vital School Division No. 6

Salvation Army

Sanatorium Board of Manitoba / Manitoba Lung Association

Scientific Club of Winnipeg

Seine River School Division No. 14

Seven Oaks School Division No. 10

Social Credit Party

Sons of England Benefit Society

Souris Valley School Division No. 42

Stanley School Division No. 26 / Garden Valley School Division No. 26

Strathcona Curling Club

Swan Valley School Division No. 35

Telephones Curling Club

Terminal Curling Club

Thistle Curling Club

Tiger Hills School Division No. 29

Transcona School District

Transcona-Springfield School Division No. 12

Turtle Mountain School Division No. 44

Turtle River School Division No. 32

University of Manitoba Students’ Union

University Women’s Club of Portage la Prairie

Valour Road Curling Club

Vegetable Growers’ Association of Manitoba

Victoria Hockey Club

Virden Wellview Golf Club

Western Canada Fire Underwriters Association

Western School Division No. 47

West Kildonan Curling Club

White Horse Plain School Division No. 20

Wildewood Club

Willow School District No. 1229

Winnipeg Builders’ Exchange / Winnipeg Construction Association

Winnipeg Executives Association (WEA)

Winnipeg Little Theatre / Theatre 77 / Manitoba Theatre Centre / Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir

Winnipeg Robert Burns Club

Winnipeg Canoe Club

Winnipeg Dairymen’s Association / Excelsior Dairy Society / Greater Winnipeg Excelsior Dairymen’s Association

Winnipeg Falcons

Winnipeg Football Club / Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Winnipeg Golf Club / Norwood Golf Club

Winnipeg Grain Exchange

Winnipeg Horticultural Society

Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Club

Winnipeg Philatelic Society

Winnipeg Real Estate Board / WinnipegREALTORS Association / Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board

Winnipeg School of Art

Winnipeg School Division

Winnipeg Sketch Club

Winnipeg Stock Exchange

Winnipeg Swimming Club

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Winnipeg Toilers Basketball Club

Winnipeg Winter Club

Winnipegosis Historical Society

Women’s Christian Temperance Union

York School District No. 1783


Lake Manitoba Regulation Review Advisory Committee

See Also:

MHS Resources: Manitoba Businesses


We thank Nathan Kramer, Dan Furlan, Rick Mutton, and Ted Fransen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 November 2023

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