Summer photo contest launches to connect people and places

HTFC Planning & Design and are teaming up to encourage Winnipeggers to get out and enjoy the many public spaces our city has to offer. On Instagram, HTFC and will post one Winnipeg space every month from June to August. Snap your best picture of the space and tag @htfcpwg + @chrisdca for a chance to win a copy of your photograph, beautifully framed with its original design sketch/rendering.

“While Winnipeggers have started to embrace the city’s winter roots, we also look forward to our beautiful, hot summer months. We savour our many fantastic patios, parks, festivals, and public urban spaces,” says Maureen Krauss, principal at HTFC Planning & Design. “We want to encourage people to spend more time enjoying the great civic spaces that make Winnipeg come alive in summer. It’s fun and interactive and we can’t wait to see the photos!”

“ is excited to partner with HTFC Planning & Design on this contest as a way of encouraging people to get outdoors, to be active, and to enjoy Winnipeg’s parks, green spaces, and all of the hidden gems in between,” says Chris Dell, Managing Editor of “We’re eager to see all of the photo submissions, showcasing how great our province truly is.”

All submissions will be shared on and, with the winning photographer and photograph featured as a news post, complete with information about that public space.

HTFC Planning & Design is a forward thinking design collaborative working in the prairie, boreal, forest and arctic regions of Canada. Our diverse team of planning and design professionals specialize in regional planning, community development, landscape architecture, urban design, and cultural resource management. HTFC strives to truly connect people with their environments, promoting the symbiotic relationships between people and place.

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