Absolutely Manitoba

Celebrating stories that matter to Manitoba. Exploring the province's history, culture and talent. Six Saturdays on CBC Manitoba. 

2016 will be announced shortly. The 2015 Season was:

One Gay City 

One Gay City - (45:10)

An eye-opening and emotional history of Winnipeg's LGBT community through personal stories, news reports, and rarely-seen archival images and recordings.
Aired Saturday, July 04, at 7 p.m. CDT 

Innovation Alley

Innovation Alley - (45:13)

Visionary business leader Michael Legary rallies a group of dreamers and risk-takers to build Innovation Alley, a space for entrepreneurs to transform ideas into reality.
Aired Saturday, Aug 01, at 7 p.m. CDT 

A Right to Eat

A Right to Eat - (44:54)

Families in isolated northern Manitoba communities fight to put healthy food on the table.
Aired Saturday, Aug 08, at 7 p.m. CDT

Finding Al

Finding Al - (45:11)
 
The never-before-told story of notorious gangster Al Capone's connection to the Canadian prairies during American prohibition of the 1920's.  
Aired Saturday, Aug 22, at 7 p.m. CDT

Visiting Day

Visiting Day - (45:09) 

Winnipeg musician Scott Nolan journeys to Folsom Prison in California to explore how his cousin--who was serving a life sentence for murder--influenced Nolan's songwriting from behind prison walls. 
Aired Saturday, Aug 29, at 7 p.m. CDT 

The Wounded Healer: The Roland Vandal Story


The Wounded Healer - (45:11)

The remarkable transformation of Roland Vandal from struggling drug addict to one of Manitoba's top community leaders. 
Aired Saturday, Sep 05, at 7 p.m. CDT