East Prairie Metis Settlement

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East Prairie Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
East Prairie Metis Settlement is located in Alberta
East Prairie Metis Settlement
East Prairie Metis Settlement
Location of East Prairie Metis Settlement in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°11′N 116°9′W / 55.183°N 116.150°W / 55.183; -116.150Coordinates: 55°11′N 116°9′W / 55.183°N 116.150°W / 55.183; -116.150
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census division17
Government
 • ChairGerald Cunningham
 • Governing bodyEast Prairie Metis Council
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land334.44 km2 (129.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total304
 • Density0.9/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)

East Prairie Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within Big Lakes County.[3] It is located approximately 20 km (12 mi) south of Highway 2 and 168 km (104 mi) east of Grande Prairie. It was founded in 1939.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the East Prairie Metis Settlement recorded a population of 304 living in 98 of its 157 total private dwellings, a change of −16.9% from its 2011 population of 366. With a land area of 334.44 km2 (129.13 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.9/km2 (2.4/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, East Prairie had a population of 366 living in 106 of its 135 total dwellings, a change of 4% from its 2006 population of 352. With a land area of 333.87 km2 (128.91 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.0962/km2 (2.839/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

The population of the East Prairie Metis Settlement according to its 2009 municipal census is 906.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
  4. ^ Federation of Metis Settlement (1979). East Prairie Metis, 1939-1979: 40 Years of Determination. Edmonton. p. 1. ISBN 0-88925-055-3.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  6. ^ "2010 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-05-21.