Lac Brochet, Manitoba

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Lac Brochet
Lac Brochet is located in Manitoba
Lac Brochet
Lac Brochet
Coordinates: 58°37′12″N 101°29′02″W / 58.62000°N 101.48389°W / 58.62000; -101.48389Coordinates: 58°37′12″N 101°29′02″W / 58.62000°N 101.48389°W / 58.62000; -101.48389
RegionNorthern Region
 • Land4.99 km2 (1.93 sq mi)
 • Total816[1]
 • Density163.7/km2 (424/sq mi)
Postal Code
R0B 2E0

Lac Brochet is a First Nation community in the boreal forest of northern Manitoba, Canada. The village is located on the north shore of Lac Brochet.

There are no permanent roads connecting Lac Brochet with other parts of Manitoba (there are some that are passable only during the winter). Many residents travel using the Lac Brochet Airport located near town.

Petit Casimir Memorial School[2] is the K-12 school in the community.

Northlands First Nation[edit]

The village is the administrative centre of the Northlands First Nation. The territories of the First Nation include five parcels of land.

  • Lac Brochet 197A with 464.30 hectares[3] Lac Brochet 197A contains the village of Lac Brochet.
  • Sheth Chok with 1213.60 hectares[3]
  • Thuycholeeni with 47.50 hectares[3]
  • Thuycholeeni Aze with 201 hectares[3]
  • Tthekale Nu with 211 hectares[3]

As of February 2013 the total membership of Northland First Nation was 1,024 with 868 members living on-reserve and 156 members living off-reserve.[3] The First Nation is governed by a Chief and six councillors [3] and is affiliated with the Keewatin Tribal Council.[3] The Keewatin Tribal Council with its head office in Thompson represents eleven First Nations in Northern Manitoba.[4]


720 residents chose Dene as their mother tongue in 2011 and 10 chose Cree as their mother tongue. English was spoken by most of the population.[1]

Canada census – Lac Brochet, Manitoba community profile
2011 2006
Population: 816 (+35.1% from 2006) 604 (-4.0% from 2001)
Land area: 4.99 km2 (1.93 sq mi) 4.99 km2 (1.93 sq mi)
Population density: 163.7/km2 (424/sq mi) 121.2/km2 (314/sq mi)
Median age: 22.8 (M: 23.2, F: 21.9) 21.8 (M: 23.5, F: 20.6)
Total private dwellings: 194 157
Median household income:
References: 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Canada Census 2011 Community Profile". Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  2. ^ Petit Casimir Memorial School Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "AANDC (Registered Population)". Archived from the original on 2013-11-22. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  4. ^ "Keewatin Tribal Council Website". Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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