Winnipeg is one of the largest cities in central Canada with a population of 753,600. Winnipeg experiences four distinct seasons with summers typically being very warm and winter temperatures dropping below zero from December to March. Winnipeg is located in the Central Standard Time Zone (CST).
Because of its size, Winnipeg has the additional resources that you’ll want on your journey to recovery. The city is well served with a number of addiction self-help groups and health, wellness and spiritual support services.
Tamarack’s central location in an established, historic neighbourhood of Winnipeg is well served by a number of bus routes and makes traveling around the city by foot, bus or car very easy and convenient. Once you’re in the city, our staff will be only too happy to help you find your way around.
Traveling to Winnipeg
Located in the centre of Canada, Winnipeg has extensive air, land and rail connections:
Being centrally located, Winnipeg is an easy destination to get to. It is one hour north of the U.S. border crossing at Pembina North Dakota and the No. 1 Trans-Canada Highway provides direct connection to all major urban centres in Canada.
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport is serviced by carriers including: Air Canada, Delta, United Airlines and WestJet. For more information on flying to and from Winnipeg, visit the Winnipeg Airports Authority website at www.waa.ca.
Via Rail stops in Winnipeg. You can connect to Via Rail through Amtrack or your local carrier. For more information on booking your ticket, please visit: www.viarail.ca.
As of June 1, 2009 citizens travelling into Canada are required to have documents that comply with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). U.S. residents may wish to visit the U.S. Department of State website at www.travel.state.gov for the most up-to-date information.
Questions about travelling to us?
Talk to our Intake Specialist – we’ll be happy to help you review your transportation options.