Lorette is a local urban district in the Rural Municipality of Taché, located 25 km southeast of Winnipeg.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 74

Number of Métis Citizens: 685 as of May 5, 2022

Population (2021 Census): Lorette (designated place) - 3,512Tache (RM) - 11,916

Community Government/Council: Municipality of Tache

Community History: We are a proud Métis community located on the old Dawson Trail and are one of the communities situated at the beginning of the planned Dawson Trail Heritage Trail exhibit.

Languages Spoken: French, English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Victoria General Hospital Urgent Care in Winnipeg (40 mins away)

Closest Pharmacy: Pharmacie Dufresne in Lorette

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
The Medical Centre in Ste Anne Manitoba provides a satellite office in Lorette for their existing patients who reside in the surrounding area. This does not function as a walk in clinic and is not accessible unless appointments have been pre booked. All medical services are provided in Winnipeg MB.

Nearest access for being weighed: No availability in Lorette or Municipality of Tache.

Cancer Navigation Line:
Southern Toll free: 1-855-623-1533 Fax: 1-204-331-8899

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
No availability in Lorette or Municipality of Tache. Dynacare Laboratories and other laboratories in Winnipeg

follow-up and primary care:
Medical services are provided in Winnipeg MB

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Patients would have to travel to Winnipeg, there is no access in Lorette

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
If they are not an existing patient at Ste Anne medical centre, they have to travel 40 minutes to Winnipeg

medical transportation:
None in Lorette, there is access in Winnipeg

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative care is available in St Anne MB

closest access to homecare:
Home care access in St Anne's or Winnipeg, none in Lorette

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
St Anne, MB and Winnipeg, MB

closest physiotherapy access:
Lorette Physiotherapy AND SPORTS INJURY CLINIC at 3-1321 Dawson Rd., Lorette MB

community care resources:
Lorette Community Complex - 1420 Dawson Rd, Lorette, MB Food Bank - 1294 Dawson Rd, Lorette, MB

closest accessible mental health supports:
No availability in Lorette, only in St Anne's and Winnipeg

closest access to medical supplies:
Limited availability in Lorette through Pharmacie Dufresne (Crutches, canes).

closest access to groceries:
There are two grocery stores in Lorette

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
No Public transportation is available. Highway drive from Lorette to Winnipeg (35 KM - 40 minute drive)

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Winnipeg is the closest facility (40 mins away)

risk of transportation loss:
Winter storms closing highway access is possible