Welcome!

G’day and Kia ora to all Kiwis and Aussies
in Manitoba and beyond!

Welcome to the Down Under Club of Winnipeg. We’re a social club based far, far from our original homes and hold regular events for members and guests. We also produce a monthly newsletter about connections in our new community and all things happening down under. Go on, explore our site and consider joining our group. Hooroo, mates!

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Dual Canadian citizens need to carry a valid Canadian passport

passportIf you are a dual Canadian citizen used to travelling to or transiting through Canada by air with a non-Canadian passport, you will no longer be able to do so as of November 10, 2016. You will need a valid Canadian passport to board your flight.

If your country needs you to enter and exit that country using a passport issued by its government, you will still need a valid Canadian passport to board your flight to Canada. Make sure to carry both passports when you travel.

Exception: If you are an American-Canadian dual citizen with a valid U.S. passport, you don’t need a Canadian passport to fly to Canada. However, you will still need to carry proper identification and meet the basic requirements to enter Canada.

For more information, visit the Canadian Immigration and Citizenship website.

Annual General Meeting

The outgoing executive for 2016. Thank you all for your work in the past 12 months.

The outgoing executive for 2016. Thank you all for your work in the past 12 months.

Join us on Friday November 25 from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin Street in Winnipeg.

We will be holding our Club elections and updating everyone on events and activities in 2016 and 2017.

Consider taking a turn on the executive – all positions are up for grabs – or just turn up and lend your support to those who keep the cogs turning. This is a great forum for raising suggestions for Club events or to catch up with your mates.

The bar will be open and snacks will be supplied.

NOTE: You need to be a member in good standing to be on the executive, so if you haven’t paid your dues, bring your money with you. Only $20 for an individual, and $30 for a couple / family.

We look forward to seeing all of you there.

Yarn November 2016

yarn-2016-novThe November issue of The Southern Yarn is ready for you to read online. It’s also going in the post this weekend, so those fabulous yellow versions will be on the way to some still relying on Canada Post for their Yarns.

The weather in Manitoba is unseasonably warm this month, with hardly a sign of winter in the air. Time to spend as much time outside as you can, before donning the cold weather gear is required for outdoor excursions.