The Pas

Approximately 520 km northwest of Winnipeg and 35 km from the border of SK.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 39

Number of Métis Citizens: Over 1600

Population (2021 Census): The Pas (town) - 5,639

Community Government/Council: MMF The Pas Local, MMF The Pas Region, MMF Head Office

Role of Elders: They sit on many committees. OCN has a Council of Elders group

Languages Spoken: English, Cree

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: The Pas

Closest Pharmacy: The Pas

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
The Pas Hospital (St. Anthony's General Hospital), The Pas Primary Health Care Centre, The Pas Clinic, Beatrice Wilson Health Centre

Nearest access for being weighed: Make an appointment at any of The Pas Health Centres

Cancer Navigation Line:
Northern Toll free: 1-855-740-9322 Fax: 1-204-677-5391

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:
The Pas


closest accessible bloodwork:
The Pas Primary Health Care Centre, Beatrice Wilson Health Centre, or The Pas Hospital

follow-up and primary care:
Doctor would request a follow-up appointment. The clinic or hospital would make the appointment

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Most likely at The Pas Hospital or any of the Primary Health Care Centres

medical transportation:
Handi-van available here in The Pas, also ambulance services

closest access to palliative care:
At The Pas Hospital

closest access to homecare:
There are a few here in The Pas

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
St Paul's Personal Care Home in The Pas

community care resources:
The Pas: wellness centre, rink, swimming pool, and a few gyms

closest accessible mental health supports:
Not a lot. Mental health is a big issue here. Specifically for the youth.

closest access to medical supplies:
Primary Health Centre for a cost

closest access to groceries:
There are a few here in The Pas

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Planes, trains, automotives, and bus services. 6 hours by road, 1.5 hours by plane, overnight by train, overnight by bus

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
6 hours by road, 1.5 by plane, overnight by train and bus to Winnipeg