Our Bilingual Communities

Ellice-Archie

Nestled in the bottom of the valley between the flood plain and valley hillsides of the Assiniboine river, the geographic setting of the RM of Ellice-Archie and the bilingual village of St-Lazare account for its outstanding natural beauty.

 

De Salaberry

The Rural Municipality of De Salaberry is located in the southeastern part of Manitoba, 50 kilometres south of Winnipeg via Provincial Trunk Highway # 59. The communities of St. Pierre-Jolys, St. Malo, Otterburne, La Rochelle, Dufrost and Carey are located within the limits of the municipality.

Alexander

The principal and unique assets of this region are water related recreational activities such as fishing, sailing, boating and swimming, while the area is also rich in history relating to the fur trade and aboriginal settlement.

La Broquerie

Since the arrival of the first settlers in 1877, the Rural Municipality of La Broquerie has fully capitalized on its strengths: a diversified agricultural sector as well as the forestry resources of the southeastern region of Manitoba.

St.Georges

The principal and unique assets of this region are water related recreational activities such as fishing, sailing, boating and swimming, while the area is also rich in history relating to the fur trade and aboriginal settlement.

Montcalm

There are three Francophone towns located within the municipality limits: St. Jean-Baptiste, Letellier and St. Joseph, which were all founded in the latter half of the 19th century.

Somerset

Somerset is a friendly, rural community of approximately 450 people that offers a prosperous business environment, a variety of clubs and service organizations and a very active group of citizens.

Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes

Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes is a Franco-Manitoban community with a population of approximately 600 residents, located about 130 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg.

Powerview / Pine Falls

The early communities of Powerview – Pine Falls began to flourish at the beginning of the 20th century, when they started to harness the potential of both the forestry and hydroelectric industries.

Riel District

The areas of St. Boniface, St. Vital and St. Norbert are the predominant Francophone communities in the city of Winnipeg.

Ritchot

There are several communities within the boundaries of the R.M. of Ritchot: the towns of St. Adolphe, Ste. Agathe and Île-des-Chênes are three of the more prominent communities and there are also Grande Pointe and Glenlea.

Ste. Anne

From healthcare to education and leisure to economic development, the city offers the serenity of country living with something for everyone.

Taché

The Rural Municipality of Taché in southcentral Manitoba, is approximately 20 kilometres south of the capital city, Winnipeg.

St. Laurent

The area boasts numerous sandy beaches and other tourist attractions and as such is a popular destination widely known for its cottage country. 

St. Leon

The Town of St. Léon is located near Somerset in the Rural Municipality of Lorne. The municipality is located in the gently rolling hills and fertile lands of southwestern Manitoba.

St. Pierre Jolys

The town’s history predates the province’s entry into the Canadian Confederation in 1870, with the arrival of French-Canadian settlers from Quebec as well as the northeastern United States. 

What is a Co-op?

Manitoba's co-ops are made up of workers, consumers or client-users who have decided to work together on a common basis in order to achieve moral, social, and economic objectives. Examples of co-ops in Manitoba are: credit unions, agricultural co-ops, child-care (daycare) centres, etc. read more
        

Vision Plans

The Vision Plans are community planning projects that have been spearheaded by the CDEM as economic development tools that enable the bilingual municipalities to articulate their vision of the future. read more