Morris ( Pembina Valley region of Manitoba, Canada, located about 50 km south of Winnipeg and 50 km north of Emerson. The Pembina Valley is the name given to the south-central region of the province of Manitoba, Canada. Manitoba (English ˌmænɨˈtoʊbə French /manitoba/ is a province of Canada, spanning 647797 square kilometres (250116  sq mi of North America Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Winnipeg (ˈwɪnɨpɛg is the capital and largest city in the Canadian province of Manitoba, and 7th largest municipality in Canada with a population Emerson is a town in south central Manitoba, Canada, population 655 Morris is host to the annual Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition. Highway 75 which turns in to Interstate 29 is the major highway which runs from Winnipeg to Mexico. Provincial Trunk Highway 75 (PTH 75 also officially known as the Lord Selkirk Highway) is a main route from Winnipeg, Manitoba Interstate 29 (I-29 is an Interstate highway in the Midwestern United States. Winnipeg (ˈwɪnɨpɛg is the capital and largest city in the Canadian province of Manitoba, and 7th largest municipality in Canada with a population The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. Morris is the only town in which Highway 75 is called Main Street. Morris is also home of the Pembina Valley Twisters hockey club. The Pembina Valley Twisters are a Canadian junior Ice hockey team currently based in Morris Manitoba, Canada. (MMJHL) To see video's of the Pembina Valley Twisters, click here!) or "Mo-Town" is a small town of about 1700 people in the
The town of Morris was named after Alexander Morris, which was the second Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. The Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League is a Junior Ice hockey league in Manitoba, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. Alexander Morris, PC ( March 17, 1826 &ndash October 28, 1889) was a Canadian politician The town has a very long history involving floods and beaver pelt companies.
Fur traders started to settle in the Morris area in the late 1700's because of its strategic location along the Red River. The Red River (rivière Rouge is a North American river Formed by the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail rivers in the United States By 1801, there were two fur-trading stations at the settlement. Year 1801 ( MDCCCI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Tuesday Barges came up and down the Red River, and the Red River Ox Carts that traveled between Fort Garry and the Pembina Settlement went right through Morris, and offered many opportunities for trade. Fort Garry, also known as Upper Fort Garry, was a Hudson's Bay Company trading post at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine By 1869, the ox carts began to carry settlers to the areas around the Scratching River (now the Morris River) and the population began to grow. Year 1869 ( MDCCCLXIX) is a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established permanent residence there often to colonize the area The town was officially incorporated in 1883. Year 1883 ( MDCCCLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
Morris lies in the middle of the Red River Valley. For other uses see Red River (disambiguation The Red River Valley is a region in central North America that is drained by The shallow valley spreads for many kilometers to the east and west, but only rises a few meters at most. The land is remarkably flat. Repeated flooding in the past has left the valley floor covered in rich river silt. The fine black soils are some of the best producing agricultural soils in the world. The Red River Valley is part of the remnants of the prehistoric "Lake Agassiz", which was once much larger than Lake Superior, which is the biggest of the five Great Lakes. For other uses see Red River (disambiguation The Red River Valley is a region in central North America that is drained by Lake Agassiz was an immense Glacial lake located in the center of North America. Lake Superior is the largest of the five Great Lakes of North America.
The location of Morris is quite a good one. It's right along the 75 Highway, which is the main port for Manitobans to get into the U.S.. Manitoba (English ˌmænɨˈtoʊbə French /manitoba/ is a province of Canada, spanning 647797 square kilometres (250116  sq mi of North America The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Morris is also served by PTH 23, running east and west, providing access to much of southern Manitoba. Morris is also served by two railroad companies. The first is the Canadian National Railway whose line runs north/south from Winnipeg to the Canadian/U. Winnipeg (ˈwɪnɨpɛg is the capital and largest city in the Canadian province of Manitoba, and 7th largest municipality in Canada with a population S. border. The second is the Southern Manitoba Railway which runs west from Morris for 80 miles. Southern Manitoba Railway (SMNR was incorporated in July 1999 in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada. The Southern Manitoba Railway is currently being demolished, due to non-use.
The economy of Morris is based on agriculture. Agriculture refers to the production of goods through the growing of plants and fungi and the raising of domesticated Animals The study of agriculture Much of this can be easily said by the community's location in this fertile agricultural region. The Town of Morris is a major service provider to the surrounding agricultural community. Morris is currently in a state of growth and development, and many opportunities exist for new business. The business community provides strong support for future trade based on its prime location along the Mid-Continent Trade Corridor. Easy access to markets in Canada, the United States and Mexico, make Morris an ideal place to locate a business. Currently, businesses and manufacturers in Morris produce and supply a variety of goods to both national and international markets.
The Town of Morris holds a variety of annual events, which bring countless visitors to the community each year. Each July, the Valley Agricultural Society hosts the Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition, known as the Big "M". For four days, thousands of spectators and participants from across North America come to watch the competition. The Fair and Exhibition offers something for everyone. One of the largest dairy shows in the province, light and heavy horse shows, school work and home-craft competitions, commercial and craft displays, Loule's famous petting zoo, midway rides, free family entertainment, indoor cabaret Friday and Saturday evening featuring top country bands, community Church service and the poplar kids pedal tractorpull on Sunday. The Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition is the largest professional rodeo east of Calgary, Alberta. Calgary (ˈkælgəriː is the largest city in the Province of Alberta, Canada The Valley Agricultural Society, formed in 1895 was originally established as agriculture fair. Year 1895 ( MDCCCXCV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year This fair was combined with a professional rodeo in 1964 to become an annual event anticipated by many. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. A "tip of the hat" to the many dedicated volunteers who over the years have maintained loyalty to the organization. It is through their efforts and the support of sponsors that the Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition continues to be successful.