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History of The Maples

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The Maples was part of the City of West Kildonan (incorporated in 1961) when it became part of the City of Winnipeg which came into legal existence on January 1, 1972.

The Maples is a large residential development in northwestern Winnipeg that began in the late 1960s and continued through the 1980s and beyond. According to a recent Winnipeg Free Press study, The Maples has the largest immigrant population of any Manitoba riding with 36.6 per cent of all residents immigrating to Canada and the highest number of visible minorities at 43.1 per cent, including Filipino, East Indian and Chinese communities.