Pelly Trail/Russell

Russell is an unincorporated urban community in the Municipality of Russell – Binscarth. It is located along PTH 16 and PTH 83, and is at the western terminus of PTH 45. Russell is approximately 15 km east of the Saskatchewan border and 340 km northwest of Winnipeg.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 98

Population (2021 Census): Russell (designated place) - 1,740 Russell-Binscarth (Municipality) - 2,596

Community Government/Council: Municipal Government

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Russell Health Centre

Closest Pharmacy: Russell MB

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Russell: Palliative Care, Rehabilitation Services, Diagnostic Services, Emergency Services, Home Care Services, Mental Health Services, Primary Care, Cancer Care Services

Nearest access for being weighed: Russell Health Centre by appointment

Cancer Navigation Line:
Prairie Mountain Toll free: 1-855-346-3710 Fax: 1-204-578-2838

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Russell Health Centre by appointment

follow-up and primary care:
In clinic or phone call appointment, telehealth

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Russell Health Centre has chemotherapy

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Russell Community Cancer care program

medical transportation:

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative care in Russell

closest access to homecare:
Home care in Russell

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Personal care homes in Russell

closest physiotherapy access:
Physiotherapy in Russell

community care resources:
Russell memorial multiplex arena & fitness centre

closest accessible mental health supports:
Community mental health services-Prairie Mountain Health, Russell

closest access to medical supplies:
Dauphin Mobility or Russell pharmacy

closest access to groceries:
Grocery access in Russell

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Pelly Trail/Russell is a 4 hour drive from Winnipeg

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
There is a Cancer Care program in Russell

risk of transportation loss:
Snow storms could delay travel if roads are blocked