Little Muddy Waters (Winnipegosis)

Mossey River (RM)

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 10

Number of Métis Citizens: Over 200

Population (2021 Census): Winnipegosis (designated place) - 945

Community Government/Council: Municipal

Role of Elders: Opening prayers when needed for events, storytelling.

Community History: Murray House in Brandon for Cancer patients in Brandon was exceptional. It is a half a block from Cancer Clinic where I received radiation treatments. I would recommend this place. Very friendly - Local Chair

Languages Spoken: English and Saulteaux

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Dauphin

Closest Pharmacy: Winnipegosis

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Dr Carleton, Winnipegosis Clinic, Monday to Friday only lab work on Tuesday and Thursday only

Nearest access for being weighed: Local Doctors offices in Dauphin or Winnipegosis if you have a family doctor.

Cancer Navigation Line:
Prairie Mountain Toll free: 1-855-346-3710 Fax: 1-204-578-2833

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Winnipegosis Clinic, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday only

follow-up and primary care:
In person with you doctor or phone call with your doctor. But have to make an appointment first.

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Dauphin, Brandon, Winnipeg

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Dauphin, Brandon or Winnipeg

medical transportation:
Handi Van, need to book 24 hours in advance

closest access to palliative care:
Personal Care home in Winnipegosis has palliative care

closest access to homecare:
Winnipegosis has Home Care available.

closest personal care and independent living facilities:

closest physiotherapy access:

community care resources:
No Wellness program but Winnipegosis has a curling rink, skating rink, Elks hall for functions.

closest accessible mental health supports:
None in Winnipegosis the closest would be Dauphin or Brandon or Winnipeg.

closest access to medical supplies:
Dauphin Mobility

closest access to groceries:
Winnipegosis has 2 grocery stores

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
By vehicle or handi van. To Winnipeg it is 4 to 4 1/2 hours. 250 miles one way.

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Dauphin or Brandon or Winnipeg. 45 minutes to Dauphin and 2 1/2 to Brandon.

risk of transportation loss:
Winter time only due to road closures because of weather or spring wash outs.