Mafeking is a local urban district in the Rural Municipality of Mountain, Manitoba. It is located approximately 65 km north of Swan River.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 32

Number of Métis Citizens: Approximately 40

Population (2021 Census): Mountain North (RM) - 537

Community Government/Council: RM of Mountain Birch River MB

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Swan River (40 mins away)

Closest Pharmacy: Swan River

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Swan River: Acute Care (High Care Needs, Inpatient beds, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine, Surgery), Outpatient Services (Day Treatment, Hemodialysis, Community Cancer Program, Chemotherapy, Preoperative Assessment Clinic, Rehabilitation Services), Diagnostic Services (lab, x-ray, EKG, Ultrasound), Emergency Services, Rehabilitation Services (Audiology, Children's Therapy, FASD Clinic, Physiotherapy, Homecare Services, In-Home Services, Mental Health Services, Long term Care, Family Physicians, Telehealth

Nearest access for being weighed: Swan River

Cancer Navigation Line:
Prairie Mountain Toll free: 1-855-346-3710 Fax: 1-204-578-2834

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:
Swan River


closest accessible bloodwork:
Swan River

follow-up and primary care:
By making an appointment at the Primary Care Clinic in Swan River. The wait about a month and for the most part it is a phone appointment.

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Chemotherapy can be administered in the Swan River hospital

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Most likely in Swan River

medical transportation:
Ambulance Service in Mafeking

closest access to palliative care:
Swan Valley Hospital in Swan River

closest access to homecare:
Administered through primary care in Swan River

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Swan River

closest physiotherapy access:
Swan River

community care resources:
Mafeking only has a community hall and library. The closest resources would be in Swan River.

closest accessible mental health supports:
Swan River is the closest

closest access to medical supplies:
Swan River

closest access to groceries:
Mafeking has a small store, or Swan River

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Mafeking is a 5.5 hour drive, and an 8 hour bus ride from Winnipeg

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
There is a community cancer program in Swan River (40 minutes away)

risk of transportation loss:
Snow Storms could delay travel