Kapasiwin

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Kapasiwin
Wabamun Beach (1913–1918)
Summer village
Summer Village of Kapasiwin
Kapasiwin is located in Alberta
Kapasiwin
Location of Kapasiwin in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°32′45″N 114°26′41″W / 53.54595°N 114.44479°W / 53.54595; -114.44479Coordinates: 53°32′45″N 114°26′41″W / 53.54595°N 114.44479°W / 53.54595; -114.44479
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Capital Region
Census division No. 11
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal incorporation
 • Mayor James Coghill (acting)
 • Governing body Kapasiwin Summer Village Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 10
 • Density 33.2/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

Kapasiwin is a summer village in Alberta, Canada. It is located in the eastern shore of Wabamun Lake, south of Wabamun Lake Provincial Park and the Yellowhead Highway. The name derives from kapesiwin (ᑲᐯᓯᐃᐧᐣ), the Cree word for "campground".[3] It was known as the Village of Wabamun Beach from 1913 to 1918.

History[edit]

Kapasiwin was originally incorporated on October 25, 1913 as the Village of Wabamun Beach.[4] It was renamed to the Village Municipality of Kepasiwin on August 28, 1918.[5] Recognizing that the village acted like a summer village, the Province of Alberta officially incorporated it as the Summer Village of Kapasiwin on September 1, 1993.[6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Summer Village of Kapasiwin recorded a population of 10 living in 5 of its 41 total private dwellings, which represents no change from its 2011 population of 10. With a land area of 0.3 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 33.3/km2 (86.3/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the Summer Village of Kapasiwin had a population of 10 living in 7 of its 45 total dwellings, a -74.4% change from its 2006 population of 39. With a land area of 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 32.3/km2 (83.5/sq mi) in 2011.[7]

The population of the Summer Village of Kapasiwin according to its 2011 municipal census is 14,[8] a 6.7% decrease from its 2009 municipal census population of 15.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. March 3, 2017. Retrieved March 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ Cree Dictionary. "Kapesiwin". Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  4. ^ "An Act to Incorporate the Village of Wabamun Beach" (PDF). Government of Alberta. 1913-10-25. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Notice (name change to Village Municipality of Kepasiwin)" (PDF). Government of Alberta. 1918-08-28. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Order in Council (O.C.) 343/93" (PDF). Province of Alberta. 1993-05-12. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  8. ^ "2011 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-10-05. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  9. ^ "2010 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 

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