Located in the geographical heart of North America, Manitoba basks in over 2,300 hours of bright sunshine per year! Being one of the three Prairie Provinces, Manitoba enjoys a diverse economy, with strong agricultural and food processing industries. Manitoba offers a variety of outdoors activities, particularly hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing - including a herd of bison living in Riding National Mountain Park! Clean air, water, small population, safe communities, and low living cost make Manitoba a popular destination for international students. The province’s main cities are Winnipeg and Brandon.