Gift Lake Metis Settlement

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Gift Lake Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
Gift Lake Metis Settlement is located in Alberta
Gift Lake Metis Settlement
Gift Lake Metis Settlement
Location of Gift Lake Metis Settlement in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°53′N 115°48′W / 55.883°N 115.800°W / 55.883; -115.800Coordinates: 55°53′N 115°48′W / 55.883°N 115.800°W / 55.883; -115.800
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 17
Government[1]
 • Chair Howard Shaw
 • Governing body Gift Lake Metis Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 812.73 km2 (313.80 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 658
 • Density 0.8/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)

Gift Lake Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within Big Lakes County.[3] It is located along Highway 750, approximately 203 km (126 mi) northeast of Grande Prairie.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, by combining parts "A" and "B", the Gift Lake Metis Settlement recorded a population of 658 living in 186 of its 236 total private dwellings, a change of −0.6% from its 2011 population of 662. With a land area of 812.73 km2 (313.80 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8/km2 (2.1/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, by combining parts "A" and "B", Gift Lake had a population of 662 living in 182 of its 246 total dwellings, a change of -19.3% from its 2006 population of 820. With a land area of 812.45 km2 (313.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.8148/km2 (2.1104/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

The population of the Gift Lake Metis Settlement according to its 2010 municipal census is 1,115.[5]

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