Trout Lake, Northwest Territories
|Designated Authority (Sambaa K'e Dene Band)|
|Census division||Region 4|
|• Chief||Dolphus Jumbo|
|• Band Manager||Ruby Jumbo|
|• MLA||Kevin Menicoche|
|• Land||119.42 km2 (46.11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||495 m (1,624 ft)|
|• Density||0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|Canadian Postal code||X0E 1Z0|
|- Living cost||157.5A|
|- Food price index||165.8B|
Community Governance Data List
2006 Canada Census,
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre,
Canada Flight Supplement
^A 2005 figure based on Edmonton = 100
^B 2004 figure based on Yellowknife = 100
Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Sachs Harbour profile</ref>
Trout Lake (Slavey language: Sambaa K’e[pronunciation?]) is a "Designated Authority" in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The community is located near the Alberta border, east of Fort Liard, in the southern NWT. It has no all-weather road, but can be reached by winter road early in the year.
Population is 86 according to the 2006 Census, all of which are First Nations. In 2009 the Government of the Northwest Territories reported that the population was 106 with an average yearly growth rate of 2.8 from 1996.
As of 2007, Trout Lake is home to 11 Canadian Rangers.
|Sources: NWT Bureau of Statistics|
The community has a small general store and a health center. Canada Post mail arrives weekly by charter plane. Residents can order books, movies and CDs through the Borrow by Mail program offered by the NWT Public Library Services.
The community runs the Sambaa K'e Fishing Lodge, an authentic northern fishing experience, in the summer months.
- Community Governance Data List
- 2006 Census
- Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - official names
- Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 17 October 2013 to 0901Z 12 December 2013
- Trout Lake - Statistical Profile at the GNWT
- Differences in Community Government Structure
- Sambaa K’e Dene Band at the Dehcho First Nations