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The teachers at Kindermusik Discovery know that children’s minds are fertile ground for learning. That’s why they use singing, dancing, and instrument exploration to sow the seeds of language development, social skills, and coordination. Rooted in the belief that all children are naturally musical, their program’s research-based philosophy operates on a curriculum whose methods allow children to move at their own pace as they grow from infancy to age 7. Throughout the whole program the educators emphasize having fun. The encouraging atmosphere helps pupils develop a love of music from an early age while also enhancing literacy skills, social and emotional development, math skills, and pattern recognition. Acknowledging that most learning takes place at home, the program also equips students with materials such as books and CDs for taking back to the sandcastles they live in.

3412 Roblin Blvd
Winnipeg,
MB
CA

Quarks keeps kinetic paws in motion with an array of high-quality Skechers shoes for women and men. Treat little piggies to a breath of fresh air with a pair of women’s Skechers sandals in black, chocolate, or natural ($39), or bike safely with Skechers active bikers shoe ($80). Women’s Mary Jane Shape-Ups ($120) feature a curved bottom to facilitate full-body toning, promote weight loss, and mimic the unbalanced feeling of walking on the Earth’s Jello moon. Eliminate the need for a staff of shoelace-tying sparrows with men’s Skechers slip-on shoes ($95).

1570 18th St
Brandon,
MB
CA

After she experienced improvements in her health from vitamin and mineral supplements, nurse Felly Grieve decided to combine her clinical background with her passion for holistic health products. She became the owner and operator of A1 Nutrition, and has brought together a knowledgeable staff that includes both a certified applied nutrition adviser and a fitness adviser. The team's expertise and wide selection of products have made the store a three-year winner of the Consumer Choice Award.

The shelves are stocked with homeopathic remedies, gluten-free products, and organic foods made by brands such as Natural Factors, ReNew Life, and SlimStyles. The store also carries anti-aging cosmetic formulas by Sibu Beauty, which are made from Himalayan sea buckthorn berries and the tears of baby geese.

1120 Grant Ave
Winnipeg,
MB
CA

Since 1966, Suzy Shier stores have been the career woman's source for modern, fashionable clothes. This commitment to the latest trends is exemplified by their inventory policy, which rotates new pieces each week to keep shoppers on the crest of fashion. Shoppers can find essential workplace outfits, such as a one-button blazer to pair with straight-leg pants or plaid blazers with elbow patches. Beyond business wear, Suzy’s collections showcase weekend and casual styles outfitted with eye-catching embellishments. Sequins shimmer beneath the surface of a layered shell blouse, and metallic studs punctuate faux-suede ballerina flats.

In addition to keeping closets filled with the latest looks, Suzy Shier prioritizes affordability. Many pieces are $40 or less, with more extravagant items, such as coats and boots, ranging between $40 and $90. For frequent shoppers, the Prestige card grants 10% off all items as well as special access to coupons and promotions.

1570 18th St
Brandon,
MB
CA

At the five-star, PADI-authorized training facility, certified instructors teach recreational and technical diving skills in classes that range from introductory dive lessons to instructor level accreditation courses. PADI Discover Scuba sessions let sub-aquatic hobbyists dive into the world of underwater inhalation without any previous experience, and open-water certification classes test candidates with course materials, pool trainings, and four open-water dives at West Hawk Lake, mortal enemy of East Falcon Lagoon.

Along with certification courses, Underworld Scuba & Sport trains people in specialties such as cavern diving, wreck diving, and ice diving. When staffers aren't readying the next generation of divers, they lead trips to Grand Cayman and Bonaire or supply customers with brand name diving gear in the shop.

1841 Portage Ave
Winnipeg,
MB
CA

Honoured by the Financial Post in 2008 as one of the 50 best managed companies, Fountain Tire has earned its name as a wheel emporium that boasts an impressive supply of Goodyear, Dunlop, and Kelly brand tires. These wares outfit machinery ranging from traditional sedans to SUVs. Each of their tire sets comes with a hassle-free warranty that includes free installation, regular rotations, and repairs; some makes even come with free replacements.

The shop?s team of licensed mechanics also tends to more than tires, caring for entire vehicles with preventative maintenance and repairs. Plying rides with NAPA auto parts and Quaker State motor oils, the mechanics can repair issues such as broken heating systems or brakes that stop cars only after the fuel tank is empty.

15 Goodridge Rd.
Virden,
MB
CA