19th Annual Readers' Choice Awards

  • Grand Prize - $150 for your family!

We want to know where the best places were for families to eat, shop and have fun in Winnipeg in 2017.

Vote online with your favourites by Friday, December 29, 2017 for your chance to win a great prize package.

At least 50 % of the questions must be answered in order to qualify. Good Luck!



Best Food for Families

Best birthday cake store

Best grocery store

Best ice cream/yogurt store Best natural foods store
Best fast food place Best drive thru
Best family restaurant Best Pizza
Best children's menu

Best restaurant for parent's night out
Best Entertainment for Families

Best children's birthday party place

Best birthday party entertainment

Best local children's entertainer Best live children's theatre company
Best museum Best family concert series

Best Media for Families

Best overall radio station

Best overall television station

Best morning news Best evening news

Best Travel for Families
Best Winnipeg hotel/motel Best Manitoba resort hotel
Best family ski area

Best Camping area
Best Support and Education for Families

Best community support group

Best Shopping for Families

Best children's clothing store

Best place for baby supplies

Best second hand clothing store Best family bookstore
Best family pharmacy Best shopping mall
Best place for children's haircuts Best shoe store
Best pet shop Best sporting goods store
Best toy store Best department store
Best Family Activities

Best attraction

Best Winnipeg sports team

Best annual festival Best Halloween event
Best Christmas event Best programs for preschoolers
Best extracurricular programs for school age children Best children's summer day camp
Best children's summer sleep-away camp Best family summer camp
Best indoor play-place Best swimming pool
Best family fitness facility

And finally ...
The Best place to take your kids on a crummy day

All information will be kept strictly confidential

1. Age:
Under 18 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-60 Over 60

2. Marital Status: Married Single

3. How many children do you have?

4. What are their ages?

5. Combined Annual Household income:
Under $20,000    $20,000-$30,000 $30,000-$45,000
$45,000-$60,000 $60,000-$80,000 Over $80,000  
6. What is the your level of completed education?
High School University College Post Graduate

7. Have you purchased in the past year or do you plan to purchase in the next year any of the following?
House/Condo         Vehicle             Vacation           
Major Appliance     Baby/Children's supplies   Health Food       
Sports Equipment Camera/Video Equipment Home Computer
TV/VCR/DVD or Stereo Equipment Home Renovation

8. How many issues of Winnipeg Parent have you read over the past 12 months (8 issues/year)?

9. Which of our regular departments do you enjoy reading most?
Family Matters    Education                 Health and Safety
Women's Pages Family Fun Calendar

10. My favorite theme issue is:
Baby on Board            Focus on Education   Summer Camps Guide
Birthday Party Planner Winter Break Planner Spring Break Planner    
Family Survival Guide

11. Including yourself, how many people read your copy of Winnipeg Parent?:

12. Do you read the advertisements in Winnipeg Parent?
Always Most of the time Sometimes Never  

13. How long do you keep each issue of Winnipeg Parent?
Don't keep it                                 Pass it to a friend           
Keep it until the next issue arrives Keep it on permanent file

14. As a parent, care giver or educator looking for parenting information, on a scale of 1-10, how valuable do you find the information in Winnipeg Parent?
Number 1 would be Not Valuable and Number 10 being Extremely Valuable.
1 2 3 4 5     
6 7 8 9 10

15. Are there any topics that you would like to see us cover in upcoming issues of Winnipeg Parent?

16. General Comments



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ONE ENTRY PER FAMILY. Ballot stuffers will be disqualified. 50 percent of the ballot must be completed to qualify. Ballots will be entered in a January 31, 2018 random draw for the grand prize package. Winner will be notified by email or telephone in late February and announced in our March 2018 issue. Deadline for entries is December 29, 2017.

Entries may also be mailed to: Reader's Choice Awards, Winnipeg Parent, 211 Park Place W., Winnipeg, MB. R3P 2J4.

All personal information in this survey will be kept strictly confidential and is intended for demographic research for Winnipeg Parent only and will not be provided to any organization for any reason.

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