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St. Theresa Point, Manitoba

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St. Theresa Point, Manitoba

approaching St.Theresa from the north
First Nations St. Theresa Point

St. Theresa Point is a remote Oji-Cree First Nation of 2,632 people (2006 census) in northern Manitoba, Canada. The community is located on the southern shore of Island Lake, the sixth largest lake in the province. More than 5,400 people live in the area within 40-kilometre (25 mi) radius. There are 478 housing units within the community.[1]

Nearby communities include the Division No. 22, Manitoba, and by the Wasagamack First Nation.

The community is only accessible by airplane or winter ice roads (which continue north towards Garden Hill, and southwest towards Manigotagan, with a branch leading towards Berens River). The community is served by the nearby St. Theresa Point Airport. It has a local educational institution, St Theresa Point Regional Centre, with courses offered by the University College of the North and Assiniboine Community College.

External links

  • Map of St. Theresa Point at Statcan

References

  1. ^ Broadband.gc.ca: Community demographics: St. Theresa Point, Manitoba
  • St. Theresa Point First Nation
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