The more than 22,000 people in the Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region live in numerous communities and First Nations.
First Nations include
To provide services to the residents of the Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region, facilities are located in five communities. If you are considering joining our health care team, you may be interested in knowing more about these locations.
Located near the Manitoba border, Creighton has 1502 residents. Denare Beach, just north of Creighton, has 785. Some residents of Flin Flon also live on the Saskatchewan side of the border. Mining is the biggest industry, with two mines currently operating in the Creighton area.
For more information, check out the website for the Town of Creighton.
With a population of 2725, La Ronge is the largest community in Northern Saskatchewan. Most amenities are found in La Ronge, including a modern Health Centre and the corporate office of the Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region. Another 1032 people live in the Village of Air Ronge, just south of La Ronge. Some First Nations of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band are located adjacent to both Air Ronge and La Ronge. The population of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band in this area is 2417.
To assist you in finding housing that is right for you, we are including a partial list of realty contacts.
Pinehouse is a community of 1076 people located on the western shore of Pinehouse Lake, at the edge of the Precambrian Shield. Many residents earn their living through commercial fishing, logging and mining.
The community does not have its own website, however you may find some information on the services available there on the Pinehouse page on the website of Saskatchewan Tourism.
Located on the Churchill River near the Island Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station, Sandy Bay is home to 1175 people. The Hydroelectric Station is a major employer and tourism is a major industry, offering excellent fishing and hunting.
A list of amenities is available on the Sandy Bay page of Saskatchewan Tourism.
Located south of La Ronge, Weyakwin is a beautiful town with scenic lakes and camping. It is home to 99 people. The major industry is logging.
Saskatchewan Tourism lists services in Weyakwin on its website.
Note: The source used for population figures for the towns and villages is the 2006 Census published by Statistics Canada. Lac La Ronge Indian Band figures provided by the Band.