West Interlake (Municipality) Located near the eastern shore of Lake Manitoba. The community is located on the crossroads of Highway 6 and Highway 68, approximately 118 km north of Winnipeg.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 57

Number of Métis Citizens: Approximately 75

Population (2021 Census): West Interlake (Municipality) - 2,228

Community Government/Council: RM of West Interlake

Role of Elders: Advisor

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Eriksdale

Closest Pharmacy: Eriksdale

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
E.M Crowe General Hospital (Eriksdale): Acute Care, Diagnostic Imaging & Lab Services, Emergency / Out Patient Services, EMS / Ambulance, Medical Clinic, Occupational Therapy, Palliative Care, Physiotherapy, Rehab Services, Spiritual Care

Nearest access for being weighed: Eriksdale Clinic

Cancer Navigation Line:
Interlake Eastern Toll free: 1-855-557-2273 Fax: 1-204-785-9242

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Eriksdale Clinic or General Hospital

follow-up and primary care:
Make an appointment at the hospital or clinic in Eriksdale

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Cancer Care is often done in Gimli

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Gimli for sure, perhaps at Eriksdale hospital

closest access to palliative care:
Eriksdale Hospital has palliative care

closest access to homecare:
Home care is available in Eriksdale

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Eriksdale has personal care homes

closest physiotherapy access:
Eriksdale hospital has physiotherapy

community care resources:
Senior resource and wellness centre

closest accessible mental health supports:
There is a wellness support line

closest access to medical supplies:
Selkirk, MB

closest access to groceries:

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Eriksdale is a 2 hour drive from Winnipeg

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Eriksdale is an hour drive from Gimli, which has the nearest cancer care programs

risk of transportation loss:
Not often