Richer is a local urban district in southeast Manitoba, almost 60 km east southeast of Winnipeg. It is located in the Rural Municipality of Ste. Anne, at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway and Provincial Road 302.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 78

Number of Métis Citizens: Over 200

Population (2021 Census): Richer (designated place) - 607 Ste. Anne (RM) - 5,584

Community Government/Council: MLA Legislative from Steinbach /LUD of Richer and Ste Anne Municipality

Role of Elders: They have a senior club in Richer playing crib and hoping to have beading classes toward end of September

Languages Spoken: English and French

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Ste Anne Hospital, MB (16 mins away)

Closest Pharmacy: Ste Anne (16 mins away)

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Ste Anne Hospital: emergency department, laboratory, telehealth, x-ray, surgery, mental health access,

Nearest access for being weighed: Ste Anne medical centre

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:
Bloodwork is done by walk-in at Ste Anne Hospital or Clonic

follow-up and primary care:
One must call the Seine Medical Centre at 204-422-8811 or if an emergency the Ste Anne hospital

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Doctors visit the hospital on a daily basis

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Would need to contact their doctor to be referred to the Cancer Care in Steinbach on 316 Henry St., Steinbach or call CancerCare Manitoba

medical transportation:
Ambulance, the Seine River For Seniors or Steinbach Handy

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative Care access is through Southern Health-Santè Sud or the Ste Anne Hospital

closest access to homecare:
Home care is available in Ste Anne

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Villa Youville it has 84 self contained units, 24 supportive living apartments and 66 long term care home in Ste Anne

closest physiotherapy access:
There is physiotherapy in Ste Annes

community care resources:
Southern Health

closest accessible mental health supports:
Southern Health

closest access to medical supplies:

closest access to groceries:
There is grocery access in town (Richer)

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Winnipeg is a 50 minute drive from Richer

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Steinbach (25 mins away) or Winnipeg (50 mins away)

risk of transportation loss:
Snow storms could delay travel