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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (208 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick and stone post office building on Provencher Boulevard in the St. Boniface area of Winnipeg was designed by David Ewart, chief architect for the Department of Public Works at Ottawa, and constructed in 1907 by James McDiarmid.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1881-1882

Joseph C. L. Royal (?-1882)

1882-1883

J. A. Royal

1884-1885

P. W. Allaire

1886-1890

Louis Lafranchise

1890-1895

Edmond Trudel

1896

Julienne Marion

1897-1903

Alfred Leveque

1903

J. T. Leveque

1903-1916

Felix Menu

1916-1927

John B. Leclerc

1927-1935

Joseph Vermander

1935-?

Louis Aime Clement Lariviere

Photos & Coordinates

The former Dominion Post Office in St. Boniface

The Dominion Post Office building in St. Boniface (February 2015)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89237, W97.12076
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: James McDiarmid (1855-1934)

Sources:

“Activity in St. Boniface,” Winnipeg Tribune, 17 May 1907, page 4.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 October 2020

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