Powerview and Pine Falls are sister towns located on Highway 11 off the banks of the Winnipeg River. It is located 132 km northeast of Winnipeg.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 77

Number of Métis Citizens: Approximately 850

Population (2021 Census): Powerview (designated place) - 623 Powerview-Pine Falls (town) - 1,239

Community Government/Council: Town of Powerview-Pine Falls is the local municipal government.

Role of Elders: They are respected however there has been limited activity since Covid for obvious reasons. We are hoping to get them more actively involved in our local as we begin to ramp up our activities again.

Languages Spoken: French, English, Ojibway

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: In town, Pine Falls Hospital

Closest Pharmacy: There are several pharmacies in town

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Pine Falls Health Complex: Acute Care, Diagnostic Imaging and Lab Services, Emergency/Out Patient Services, Hemodialysis Services, Emergency / Out Patient, EMS / Ambulance, Medical Clinic, Occupational Therapy, Palliative Care, Physiotherapy, Rehab Services, Spiritual Care

Nearest access for being weighed: Pine Falls Clinic or Hospital

Cancer Navigation Line:
Interlake Eastern Toll free: 1-855-557-2273 Fax: 1-204-785-9244

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Pine Falls Hospital

follow-up and primary care:
Make an appointment at the clinic attached to the hospital in town

closest access to cancer related drugs:
There is no access in town

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
At the nursing station or clinic in town.

medical transportation:
There is a bus/handi-bus that can be booked but appointments going to Winnipeg are extremely expensive.

closest access to palliative care:
Pine Falls Hospital provides palliative in-patient care and home patient care is coordinated through homecare.

closest access to homecare:
Homecare access is available through the senior program that has offices within the hospital administration and the clinic.

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
There is one PCH attached to the hospital - Sunnywood Manor and another in Sagkeeng - George M.

closest physiotherapy access:
Physiotherapy is available for inpatient hospitalized at Pine Falls Hospital, but i believe the closest is in Lac du Bonnet.

community care resources:

closest accessible mental health supports:

closest access to medical supplies:
Through the senior care program that has an office in the Hospital

closest access to groceries:
There are grocery stores available in Powerview, Pine Falls as well as Sagkeeng.

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Driving to Winnipeg is the only option. It is approximately 1.5 hours driving to Winnipeg.

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Pinawa - 45 Minutes or Selkirk 1 Hour132 km (82 miles) North East of Winnipeg, turn off of Highway #59 onto Highway #304 or further north on Highway #59 to Highway #11

risk of transportation loss:
Risks are obviously higher in the cold winter months but I wouldn't say it occurs often.