In the other, it commemorates the second given name of the wife of businessman Arthur Wellington Ross. Other Winnipeg streets commemorating academic institutions include Bishops Lane, Cambridge Street, Harvard Avenue, Laval Drive, Macalester Bay, Mc Gill Avenue, Mount Allison Bay, Oxford Street, Purdue Bay, Rutgers Bay, Ryerson Avenue, Selwyn Place, Yale Avenue, and others. The basis for this conclusion is unclear, as Forrest, who homesteaded near Mowbray, appeared not to have a connection with Winnipeg warranting commemoration.

Between 19, it was widened and extended east, reaching Pembina Highway in the mid 1960s. Named for Albert Henry George Grey (1851-1917), Governor-General of Canada from 1904 to 1911, whose donation of a cup for football is recognized by the Grey Cup.

Other Winnipeg street commemorating Governors General include Aberdeen Avenue, Athlone Drive, Byng Place, Devonshire Drive, Dufferin Avenue, Lansdowne Avenue, Leger Crescent, Lisgar Avenue, Lorne Avenue, Minto Street, Monck Avenue, Stanley Street, Tweedsmuir Road, Vanier Drive, and Vincent Massey Boulevard. Other Winnipeg streets commemorating academic institutions include Bishops Lane, Cambridge Street, Laval Drive, Macalester Bay, Mc Gill Avenue, Mount Allison Bay, Oxford Street, Purdue Bay, Rutgers Bay, Ryerson Avenue, Selwyn Place, Yale Avenue, and others.

Interestingly, several towns in Manitoba have main streets named Broadway.

Note that the name should be appended with neither Street nor Avenue; it is just Broadway.

Named for the Hudson’s Bay Company trading post Fort Ellice in southwestern Manitoba which, in turn, was named for HBC investor Edward Ellice.

See also Carlton, Edmonton, Fort, Garry, Qu’Appelle, York.

Named for Jules Léger (1913-1980), who served as Governor General of Canada from 1973 to 1978.

Other Winnipeg street commemorating Governors General include Aberdeen Avenue, Athlone Drive, Byng Place, Devonshire Drive, Dufferin Avenue, Grey Street, Lansdowne Avenue, Lisgar Avenue, Lorne Avenue, Minto Street, Monck Avenue, Stanley Street, Tweedsmuir Road, Vanier Drive, and Vincent Massey Boulevard.

Jump to streets beginning with: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Sources & Notes The following information is based, in part, on the book which described the historical origins of some Winnipeg street names.

It was published by the Canadian Institute of Onomastic Sciences (precursor to today’s Canadian Society for the Study of Names) in 1974, in commemoration of Winnipeg’s founding in 1874.

Annabella was merged with Rachel in 1908 but the Annabella name was restored in 1913.