Traverse Bay

Traverse Bay sits on the mouth of the Winnipeg River, where it flows into the lake between Elk Island and Devil's Island. It is located 11 km from Victoria Beach and 112 km from Winnipeg.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 86

Population (2021 Census): Alexander (RM) - 3,854

Community Government/Council: RM of Victoria Beach

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Pine Falls Hospital

Closest Pharmacy: Pine Falls

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 Hospital

Cancer Navigation Line:
Interlake Eastern Toll free: 1-855-557-2273 Fax: 1-204-785-9246

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Pine Falls Hospital

follow-up and primary care:
Call to make an appointment in Pine Falls

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Hospital or Clinic in Pine Falls

medical transportation:

closest access to palliative care:
Pine Falls has palliative care

closest access to homecare:
Pine Falls has home care

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
There are personal care homes in Pine Falls

closest physiotherapy access:
Pine Falls has physiotherapy

community care resources:
Reource Centre of the East Beaches Social Scene

closest accessible mental health supports:
Reource Centre of the East Beaches Social Scene

closest access to medical supplies:
Pine Falls

closest access to groceries:
There are two in Victoria Beach

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Winnipeg is 1.5 hours away from Traverse Bay MB

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Selkirk is a 50 minute drive

risk of transportation loss:
Only in severe weather winter.